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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 540 531 562
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 35 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.059% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.064% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £415 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +25.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £468 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +26.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Engineer
UK

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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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
East of England - 16 £400 -
London -12 10 £600 +45.45%
Yorkshire +3 2 £350 -15.66%
South East -9 2 £400 -5.88% 2
South West -30 2 £355 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 53 (70.67%) Git (software)
2 48 (64.00%) TeamCity
3 47 (62.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (62.67%) Release Management
3 47 (62.67%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (61.33%) .NET
5 45 (60.00%) Windows
6 40 (53.33%) Maven
7 39 (52.00%) Artifactory
7 39 (52.00%) SQL
8 38 (50.67%) MSBuild
9 37 (49.33%) NuGet
9 37 (49.33%) Visual Studio
10 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
10 36 (48.00%) Configuration Management
11 35 (46.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (45.33%) Gradle
12 34 (45.33%) Automated Testing
13 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
13 33 (44.00%) SSDT
13 33 (44.00%) Automation Testing
13 33 (44.00%) Red Gate
14 18 (24.00%) Linux
15 17 (22.67%) Java
16 15 (20.00%) Oracle
16 15 (20.00%) Finance
17 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
18 12 (16.00%) Banking
19 11 (14.67%) Subversion

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (9.33%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) SSDT
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (70.67%) Git (software)
2 48 (64.00%) TeamCity
3 47 (62.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (53.33%) Maven
5 39 (52.00%) Artifactory
6 38 (50.67%) MSBuild
7 37 (49.33%) NuGet
7 37 (49.33%) Visual Studio
8 35 (46.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (45.33%) Gradle
10 11 (14.67%) Subversion
11 8 (10.67%) Jenkins
12 2 (2.67%) Ant
12 2 (2.67%) Serena SBM
13 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
13 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
13 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
13 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (61.33%) .NET
2 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.33%) JMS
4 1 (1.33%) RESTful
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.33%) DTV
1 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.33%) Open Source
1 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.00%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (24.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Release Management
1 47 (62.67%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (48.00%) Configuration Management
3 34 (45.33%) Automated Testing
4 33 (44.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (9.33%) DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL
7 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.67%) ERP
7 2 (2.67%) SOA
7 2 (2.67%) Service Management
7 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.67%) Load Testing
8 1 (1.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.33%) TDD
8 1 (1.33%) Project Management
8 1 (1.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.33%) Validation
8 1 (1.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) SQL
2 17 (22.67%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (9.33%) VBScript
5 4 (5.33%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (2.67%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
1 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Salt
3 2 (2.67%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (44.00%) Red Gate
3 15 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (9.33%) Cognos
5 4 (5.33%) Serena
6 2 (2.67%) Splunk
6 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Epicor
6 2 (2.67%) NetIQ
6 2 (2.67%) Remedy
7 1 (1.33%) Perforce
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) HP