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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 561 527 508
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 18 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.051% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.055% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 16
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£525 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £370 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £475
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +5 13 £525 +61.53% 4
South East -29 2 £250 -
South West -27 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Release Engineer
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Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 16 (40.00%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) UNIX
4 13 (32.50%) Subversion
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 11 (27.50%) Banking
6 11 (27.50%) Maven
6 11 (27.50%) DevOps
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.00%) Windows
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) Oracle
8 9 (22.50%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
9 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (20.00%) Ant
10 7 (17.50%) Perl
11 6 (15.00%) Gerrit
11 6 (15.00%) VBScript
12 5 (12.50%) Python
12 5 (12.50%) Refactoring
13 4 (10.00%) Release Management
13 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
13 4 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (10.00%) IBM

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) SSDT
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 13 (32.50%) Subversion
4 11 (27.50%) Maven
5 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (20.00%) Ant
6 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (15.00%) Gerrit
8 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (7.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (7.50%) Artifactory
10 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
10 2 (5.00%) JIRA
11 1 (2.50%) AnthillPro
11 1 (2.50%) InstallAnywhere
11 1 (2.50%) Hudson
11 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
11 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
11 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 11 (27.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
3 1 (2.50%) WF
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) UNIX
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (27.50%) DevOps
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 4 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) People Management
7 2 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Content Management
8 1 (2.50%) Logistics
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.50%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (17.50%) Perl
5 6 (15.00%) VBScript
6 5 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (2.50%) F#
8 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Control-M
1 4 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Epicor
5 2 (5.00%) Perforce
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Akamai
6 1 (2.50%) Red Gate
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