The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Release Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 533 516 496
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 22 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.040% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.044% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 7
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£525 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Engineer
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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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 19 £525 +61.53% 6
East of England - 2 £500 - 3
South West -18 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
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Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Release Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Release Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (47.37%) UNIX
3 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
4 16 (42.11%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) Maven
5 13 (34.21%) TeamCity
6 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (31.58%) Subversion
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) DevOps
8 10 (26.32%) Banking
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) Ant
9 9 (23.68%) SQL
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
9 9 (23.68%) Atlassian
10 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (18.42%) Gerrit
11 7 (18.42%) Perl
11 7 (18.42%) .NET
12 6 (15.79%) VBScript
13 5 (13.16%) Python
13 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
14 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
14 4 (10.53%) Release Management
14 4 (10.53%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (10.53%) QA

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Release Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Release Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SSDT
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (34.21%) Maven
2 13 (34.21%) TeamCity
3 12 (31.58%) Subversion
4 9 (23.68%) Ant
4 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
5 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (18.42%) Gerrit
7 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.89%) JIRA
7 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.26%) MSBuild
8 2 (5.26%) FindBugs
8 2 (5.26%) Checkstyle
8 2 (5.26%) NUnit
8 2 (5.26%) JUnit
9 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
9 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.63%) ClearQuest
9 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Games
4 2 (5.26%) Publishing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) WPF
3 2 (5.26%) WF
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) JMS
4 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) UNIX
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Refactoring
5 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.26%) People Management
7 2 (5.26%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) ERP
8 1 (2.63%) Content Management
8 1 (2.63%) Scrum
8 1 (2.63%) Logistics
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Perl
5 6 (15.79%) VBScript
6 5 (13.16%) Python
7 4 (10.53%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) F#
8 2 (5.26%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) ITRS Geneos
1 4 (10.53%) Control-M
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
1 9 (23.68%) Atlassian
2 4 (10.53%) Perforce
2 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Epicor
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) Macrovision
4 1 (2.63%) Akamai
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