The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 601 589 607
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 23 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.089% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.094% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
Median daily rate £455 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £372 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £378
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Release Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Engineer across the England region.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Release Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Engineer across the England region.

Release Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Release Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 12 £550 +22.22% 2
London -6 6 £415 -10.27% 2
East of England - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £575 -
South West +11 1 - -
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Release Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (53.23%) DevOps
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) Linux
4 20 (32.26%) Ansible
4 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
6 17 (27.42%) Release Management
6 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
7 16 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (24.19%) JIRA
8 15 (24.19%) Puppet
9 14 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (22.58%) Apache
10 13 (20.97%) ITIL
10 13 (20.97%) Oracle
11 12 (19.35%) SQL
11 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
12 11 (17.74%) Java
13 10 (16.13%) C#
13 10 (16.13%) Windows
13 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.13%) TeamCity
14 9 (14.52%) .NET
14 9 (14.52%) Finance
15 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
15 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (22.58%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) IIS
3 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 3 (4.84%) Confluence
4 3 (4.84%) Lightstreamer
4 3 (4.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) HipChat
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) PaaS
3 3 (4.84%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) DNS
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
1 3 (4.84%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (4.84%) OpenVPN
1 3 (4.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.42%) Jenkins
3 16 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (24.19%) JIRA
5 10 (16.13%) TeamCity
6 7 (11.29%) Maven
6 7 (11.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (11.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (9.68%) Ant
8 5 (8.06%) Subversion
9 3 (4.84%) git-flow
9 3 (4.84%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (4.84%) JUnit
9 3 (4.84%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.23%) CMake
10 2 (3.23%) Hudson
10 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
10 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.61%) Gradle
11 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) LAMP
4 3 (4.84%) ELK Stack
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 3 (4.84%) MCollective
4 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
5 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.61%) JMX
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Derivative
2 2 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) CMDB
3 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Unix
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) DevOps
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Release Management
4 14 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (20.97%) ITIL
6 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.90%) Change Management
7 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.90%) Service Management
7 8 (12.90%) UML
7 8 (12.90%) V-Model
7 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Open Source
11 3 (4.84%) Content Management
11 3 (4.84%) Identity Management
11 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.84%) MVC
11 3 (4.84%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.35%) SQL
3 11 (17.74%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) C#
5 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.06%) Python
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.84%) Perl
8 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.84%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.61%) Jython
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) ISO 9001
1 8 (12.90%) TickIT
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) Postfix
2 3 (4.84%) Squid
2 3 (4.84%) vCloud
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Varnish
3 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) Ansible
2 15 (24.19%) Puppet
3 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.06%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.84%) Control-M
5 3 (4.84%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (4.84%) Kibana
5 3 (4.84%) logstash
5 3 (4.84%) Rancher
5 3 (4.84%) Terraform
5 3 (4.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.84%) CA
4 3 (4.84%) Ektron
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.84%) Sonatype
4 3 (4.84%) StreamBase
4 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Perforce