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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
UK / England
Rank 543 565 559
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 27 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.058% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.061% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 14
Median daily rate £520 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £320 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.18 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.18 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-45.34% -

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
London +27 20 £520 +4.00% 2
South East +6 4 £300 -20.00% 3
South West +9 1 - -
West Midlands +3 1 - -
North West - 1 £500 - 3
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 19 (43.18%) Ansible
3 17 (38.64%) DevOps
3 17 (38.64%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
5 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
6 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (25.00%) Windows
7 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.45%) Puppet
8 9 (20.45%) C#
8 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
9 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 8 (18.18%) Java
9 8 (18.18%) .NET
9 8 (18.18%) Oracle
9 8 (18.18%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) Docker
10 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (15.91%) Bitbucket
10 7 (15.91%) Maven
10 7 (15.91%) JIRA
10 7 (15.91%) Release Management
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.91%) Apache
10 7 (15.91%) Python
11 6 (13.64%) Atlassian

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 7 (15.91%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) Confluence
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.27%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.27%) SSH
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.91%) Bitbucket
3 7 (15.91%) JIRA
3 7 (15.91%) Maven
4 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.82%) Ant
6 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.82%) Gradle
6 3 (6.82%) Hudson
6 3 (6.82%) MSBuild
6 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
6 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (6.82%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.55%) CMake
7 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 8 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.82%) HTML5
3 3 (6.82%) LAMP
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) Velocity
5 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.27%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.27%) JMX
5 1 (2.27%) MCollective
5 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Equities
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) DevOps
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.91%) Release Management
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) MVC
6 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.82%) Microservices
7 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.55%) Change Management
8 2 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.45%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
4 8 (18.18%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) Python
6 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 3 (6.82%) C
8 3 (6.82%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) C++
9 2 (4.55%) VBScript
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Postfix
2 1 (2.27%) Squid
2 1 (2.27%) vCloud
2 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) Ansible
2 9 (20.45%) Puppet
3 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.82%) SELinux
5 2 (4.55%) Control-M
5 2 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.27%) Kibana
6 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.27%) logstash
6 1 (2.27%) Rancher
6 1 (2.27%) Terraform
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) Black Duck
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Perforce
4 2 (4.55%) Sonatype
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.27%) Murex