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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 582 577 606
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 24 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.073% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.077% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 10
Median daily rate £510 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £336 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £431 £415
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 18 £520 +4.00%
South East +14 3 £265 -41.11% 1
South West +6 2 - - 2
North West - 1 £500 -
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 25 (50.00%) DevOps
2 24 (48.00%) Linux
3 22 (44.00%) Ansible
4 20 (40.00%) SQL
5 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
6 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
8 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (26.00%) Puppet
9 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (24.00%) Windows
10 12 (24.00%) C#
10 12 (24.00%) Oracle
11 11 (22.00%) Apache
12 10 (20.00%) .NET
12 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (20.00%) TeamCity
12 10 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (18.00%) Java
14 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 8 (16.00%) Maven
14 8 (16.00%) Release Management
15 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (14.00%) Banking
15 7 (14.00%) XML
16 6 (12.00%) HTML
16 6 (12.00%) Finance

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 11 (22.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) Confluence
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) HipChat
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
2 2 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
1 3 (6.00%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (6.00%) OpenVPN
1 3 (6.00%) SSH
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (16.00%) Maven
5 6 (12.00%) JIRA
6 5 (10.00%) Ant
6 5 (10.00%) SonarQube
6 5 (10.00%) Subversion
7 4 (8.00%) Hudson
7 4 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (6.00%) CMake
8 3 (6.00%) Gradle
8 3 (6.00%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (6.00%) JUnit
8 3 (6.00%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.00%) SCons
9 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) LAMP
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.00%) ELK Stack
5 3 (6.00%) HTML5
5 3 (6.00%) MCollective
5 3 (6.00%) Software Packaging
6 2 (4.00%) Node.js
6 2 (4.00%) Velocity
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) DevOps
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (16.00%) Release Management
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) MVC
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Open Source
7 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (8.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Microservices
8 3 (6.00%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (6.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (24.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) VBScript
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.00%) C
10 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.00%) Postfix
2 3 (6.00%) Squid
2 3 (6.00%) vCloud
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Varnish
3 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (44.00%) Ansible
2 13 (26.00%) Puppet
3 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (8.00%) Control-M
4 4 (8.00%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (6.00%) Kibana
5 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.00%) logstash
5 3 (6.00%) Rancher
5 3 (6.00%) SELinux
5 3 (6.00%) Terraform
5 3 (6.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Sonatype
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.00%) Black Duck
5 2 (4.00%) Perforce
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics