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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 553 550 537
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 35 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.064% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.070% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 26
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£425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
South East -12 10 £425 +6.25% 3
East Midlands - 10 £350 -
London -13 6 £438 -27.08% 3
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
South West 0 3 £460 +29.57% 1
Yorkshire -28 2 - - 1
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Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (40.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) Linux
4 18 (26.87%) Java
5 17 (25.37%) .NET
6 16 (23.88%) ITIL
6 16 (23.88%) UNIX
6 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
6 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.39%) Release Management
8 14 (20.90%) UML
8 14 (20.90%) Perl
8 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
9 13 (19.40%) V-Model
9 13 (19.40%) Waterfall
9 13 (19.40%) JIRA
10 12 (17.91%) Degree
10 12 (17.91%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (17.91%) TickIT
10 12 (17.91%) C#
10 12 (17.91%) MS Office
10 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.91%) ISO 9001
10 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.42%) DevOps
11 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
11 11 (16.42%) Python
11 11 (16.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 11 (16.42%) Subversion
11 11 (16.42%) Computer Science

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (5.97%) IIS
1 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) Jetty
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Office
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
1 12 (17.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) IPsec
2 1 (1.49%) SSH
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) FTP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.49%) VoltDB
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (19.40%) JIRA
3 11 (16.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (16.42%) Subversion
3 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.43%) Maven
5 8 (11.94%) Ant
6 6 (8.96%) MSBuild
7 5 (7.46%) ClearCase
7 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (7.46%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.99%) FishEye
9 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.99%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.49%) Hudson
10 1 (1.49%) CppUnit
10 1 (1.49%) Selenium
10 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) Web Services
2 5 (7.46%) XML
3 4 (5.97%) XML Messaging
4 3 (4.48%) WSH
4 3 (4.48%) J2EE
5 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.49%) Middleware
6 1 (1.49%) Motif
6 1 (1.49%) Servlets
6 1 (1.49%) XSD
6 1 (1.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) CMDB
4 4 (5.97%) Life Science
5 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) UNIX
3 9 (13.43%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
2 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (22.39%) Release Management
4 14 (20.90%) UML
5 13 (19.40%) V-Model
5 13 (19.40%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.42%) DevOps
7 10 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Security Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
8 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Logistics
9 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) Java
2 14 (20.90%) Perl
2 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
3 12 (17.91%) C#
4 11 (16.42%) Python
5 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
5 8 (11.94%) SQL
6 4 (5.97%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) VBScript
8 2 (2.99%) AWK
8 2 (2.99%) Jython
9 1 (1.49%) Korn
9 1 (1.49%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) VB
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) ISO 9001
1 12 (17.91%) TickIT
2 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.48%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Capita
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) BMC
3 3 (4.48%) CA
4 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) Facebook
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
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