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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Release Engineer
UK / England
Rank 554 573 570
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 23 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.034% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.036% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 22
Median daily rate £425 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.83% -15.56%
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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +26 14 £473 +5.00% 2
South East +20 7 £350 +3.62% 1
West Midlands +8 1 - -
South West - 1 £450 -
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (47.83%) Linux
1 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Windows
3 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
3 15 (32.61%) DevOps
4 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) Ansible
6 12 (26.09%) .NET
7 11 (23.91%) Oracle
7 11 (23.91%) JIRA
7 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
8 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (21.74%) Subversion
9 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
10 8 (17.39%) Release Management
10 8 (17.39%) Java
10 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
10 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
10 8 (17.39%) Puppet
11 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.22%) GitHub
11 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
11 7 (15.22%) Docker
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.22%) Banking
12 6 (13.04%) Maven
12 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
12 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.04%) C#

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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) GitHub
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.17%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.17%) SSH
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.91%) JIRA
4 10 (21.74%) Subversion
5 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
6 6 (13.04%) Maven
7 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
8 3 (6.52%) Ant
8 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.52%) FitNesse
8 3 (6.52%) Hudson
8 3 (6.52%) SonarQube
8 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.35%) Gradle
9 2 (4.35%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.17%) CMake
10 1 (2.17%) MSTest
10 1 (2.17%) SCons
General
1 7 (15.22%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) HTML
2 3 (6.52%) HTML5
2 3 (6.52%) LAMP
3 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) Velocity
4 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.17%) MCollective
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.35%) Equities
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Unix
6 2 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) DevOps
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.39%) Release Management
5 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.87%) Build Automation
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Open Source
8 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.52%) ETL
8 3 (6.52%) MVC
8 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.39%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 6 (13.04%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) C
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) VBScript
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Postfix
2 1 (2.17%) Squid
2 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Ansible
2 8 (17.39%) Puppet
3 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.52%) SELinux
5 2 (4.35%) Control-M
5 2 (4.35%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.17%) Kibana
6 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.17%) logstash
6 1 (2.17%) Rancher
6 1 (2.17%) Terraform
6 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Informatica
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Black Duck
5 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Murex
6 1 (2.17%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter
6 1 (2.17%) VMware