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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 568 567 561
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 53 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.063% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.067% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 16
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £348
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -21 15 £475 +13.43% 3
East Midlands +14 8 £373 -
South East -11 7 £375 +15.38% 1
East of England - 7 £325 -
West Midlands -9 6 £325 +4.00%
Yorkshire +2 3 - -
South West - 3 £425 -
North East -28 2 £500 +66.66%
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Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (35.06%) JIRA
4 26 (33.77%) ITIL
5 21 (27.27%) Linux
6 20 (25.97%) UML
6 20 (25.97%) ISO 9001
6 20 (25.97%) TickIT
6 20 (25.97%) Waterfall
7 19 (24.68%) V-Model
7 19 (24.68%) Java
7 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
8 18 (23.38%) Release Management
9 17 (22.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
11 14 (18.18%) DevOps
12 13 (16.88%) Ansible
13 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
13 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
14 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 10 (12.99%) Maven
15 10 (12.99%) Finance
15 10 (12.99%) SQL
16 9 (11.69%) Subversion
17 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
17 8 (10.39%) Python
17 8 (10.39%) Windows
18 7 (9.09%) Unix

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (5.19%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) CMS
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) Lightstreamer
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.60%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) QlikView
3 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (35.06%) JIRA
3 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
4 17 (22.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
6 10 (12.99%) Maven
7 9 (11.69%) Subversion
8 7 (9.09%) Ant
9 5 (6.49%) TeamCity
10 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.19%) MSBuild
11 3 (3.90%) git-flow
11 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (3.90%) SonarQube
11 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (2.60%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.60%) Gradle
12 2 (2.60%) Hudson
12 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.30%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) XML
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) ELK Stack
4 2 (2.60%) RESTful
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Derivative
3 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) CMDB
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.30%) Fintech
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) ITIL
3 20 (25.97%) UML
3 20 (25.97%) Waterfall
4 19 (24.68%) V-Model
5 18 (23.38%) Release Management
6 14 (18.18%) DevOps
7 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
7 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Scrum
9 5 (6.49%) SDLC
9 5 (6.49%) Service Management
9 5 (6.49%) TDD
10 4 (5.19%) Change Management
10 4 (5.19%) Defect Management
10 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
11 3 (3.90%) Content Management
11 3 (3.90%) CRM
11 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) Java
2 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) Bash Shell
4 8 (10.39%) Python
5 6 (7.79%) C#
5 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.49%) Perl
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) Groovy
7 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.30%) Jython
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) ISO 9001
1 20 (25.97%) TickIT
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
1 2 (2.60%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Ansible
2 7 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Control-M
3 1 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle
2 3 (3.90%) CA
2 3 (3.90%) Ektron
2 3 (3.90%) IBM
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Sitecore
2 3 (3.90%) StreamBase
2 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.60%) Serena
3 2 (2.60%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.30%) Trayport
4 1 (1.30%) VMware
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago