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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 545 541 498
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 32 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.062% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.068% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 8
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +6.92%
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
46718 45896 39925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28865 28541 23423
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1833 1844 2043
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 +6 24 £419 +11.66% 9
South East -14 4 £325 -25.71%
Yorkshire -25 2 £315 -3.07%
East Midlands -3 1 - -
North East - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £313 -
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Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Java
4 18 (33.33%) DevOps
5 16 (29.63%) Maven
6 15 (27.78%) Windows
6 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
6 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
7 14 (25.93%) UNIX
8 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
8 13 (24.07%) Linux
8 13 (24.07%) Ant
8 13 (24.07%) SQL
8 13 (24.07%) Finance
8 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
9 11 (20.37%) Banking
9 11 (20.37%) Subversion
9 11 (20.37%) Release Management
9 11 (20.37%) Perl
9 11 (20.37%) .NET
10 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (16.67%) Atlassian
10 9 (16.67%) QA
11 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Python
11 8 (14.81%) Puppet
12 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Jetty
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) IPsec
2 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) SSDT
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) VoltDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Maven
2 15 (27.78%) TeamCity
2 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 13 (24.07%) Ant
5 11 (20.37%) Subversion
6 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (7.41%) Gerrit
7 4 (7.41%) WiX
8 3 (5.56%) Gradle
8 3 (5.56%) JIRA
8 3 (5.56%) NUnit
8 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.70%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.70%) JUnit
9 2 (3.70%) Selenium
9 2 (3.70%) Checkstyle
9 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.70%) Artifactory
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Games
4 3 (5.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) XML
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) XML Messaging
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) WCF
4 2 (3.70%) WPF
4 2 (3.70%) WF
4 2 (3.70%) XSD
4 2 (3.70%) WSH
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) Servlets
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Statistics
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) UNIX
3 13 (24.07%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
3 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) DevOps
5 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
6 11 (20.37%) Release Management
7 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.41%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Information Assurance
9 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL
9 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.56%) Build Automation
10 3 (5.56%) Change Management
11 2 (3.70%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (20.37%) Perl
4 8 (14.81%) Python
5 7 (12.96%) VBScript
5 7 (12.96%) C#
6 5 (9.26%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.70%) F#
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Xen
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Puppet
2 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) Ansible
4 4 (7.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (7.41%) Control-M
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) Perforce
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) CA
5 2 (3.70%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Macrovision
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) hybris
6 1 (1.85%) Akamai
6 1 (1.85%) Facebook
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