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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 548 505 516
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 27 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
45952 44401 42082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29584 27581 25036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1743 1814 2016
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £37.80 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
South East - 12 £400 - 3
London -8 11 £475 +65.21% 4
Yorkshire -21 3 £300 -25.00% 2
West Midlands +3 1 £313 - 1
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Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 25 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (34.48%) Linux
3 19 (32.76%) .NET
4 17 (29.31%) Java
5 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
5 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
6 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (25.86%) DevOps
6 15 (25.86%) Windows
6 15 (25.86%) Release Management
7 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
8 13 (22.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.41%) Maven
8 13 (22.41%) Python
9 12 (20.69%) UNIX
9 12 (20.69%) C#
9 12 (20.69%) Perl
10 11 (18.97%) Ant
10 11 (18.97%) Subversion
10 11 (18.97%) TeamCity
10 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
11 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
11 10 (17.24%) Finance
11 10 (17.24%) SQL
12 9 (15.52%) QA
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) Puppet
14 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
14 7 (12.07%) IIS

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (12.07%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Jetty
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
2 1 (1.72%) IPsec
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) FTP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SSDT
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) VoltDB
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.41%) Maven
4 11 (18.97%) TeamCity
4 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.97%) Ant
4 11 (18.97%) Subversion
5 6 (10.34%) MSBuild
6 5 (8.62%) ClearCase
6 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (6.90%) WiX
8 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.17%) Gradle
8 3 (5.17%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.17%) JIRA
8 3 (5.17%) Selenium
8 3 (5.17%) CruiseControl
8 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) XML
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) XML Messaging
4 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) XSD
5 2 (3.45%) WSH
5 2 (3.45%) J2EE
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.72%) Servlets
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware
6 1 (1.72%) Motif
6 1 (1.72%) XSL
6 1 (1.72%) WCF
6 1 (1.72%) WPF
6 1 (1.72%) WF
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Windows
3 12 (20.69%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (27.59%) Configuration Management
3 15 (25.86%) Release Management
3 15 (25.86%) DevOps
4 13 (22.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Security Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Information Assurance
7 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.17%) SDLC
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.17%) Service Management
9 3 (5.17%) Scrum
9 3 (5.17%) Open Source
9 3 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
3 13 (22.41%) Python
4 12 (20.69%) C#
4 12 (20.69%) Perl
5 10 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (8.62%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) AWK
8 2 (3.45%) Jython
8 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.45%) VBScript
8 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) MCP
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Puppet
2 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.34%) Ansible
4 3 (5.17%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) BMC
3 3 (5.17%) Capita
3 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.45%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.45%) CA
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.45%) Perforce
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Macrovision
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) hybris
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
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