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 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 602 592 550
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 27 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.044% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.047% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 12
Median daily rate £538 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £473 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -
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
47309 49013 46162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31699 28498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1424 1848 1899
Median hourly rate £17.31 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 27 July 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 +8 12 £550 +18.91% 1
South East -5 5 £550 +37.50% 6
South West - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £438 +45.83% 1
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £475 -
Release Engineer
UK

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) DevOps
3 29 (36.71%) Linux
4 27 (34.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (32.91%) JIRA
6 23 (29.11%) ITIL
7 21 (26.58%) Release Management
7 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
8 20 (25.32%) Waterfall
8 20 (25.32%) UML
8 20 (25.32%) ISO 9001
8 20 (25.32%) TickIT
9 19 (24.05%) V-Model
10 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
10 17 (21.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 17 (21.52%) Ansible
11 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
12 14 (17.72%) Puppet
13 13 (16.46%) Windows
13 13 (16.46%) Oracle
14 12 (15.19%) Java
14 12 (15.19%) SQL
14 12 (15.19%) Apache
14 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
16 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
16 10 (12.66%) TeamCity
16 10 (12.66%) Finance
17 9 (11.39%) 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 12 (15.19%) Apache
2 4 (5.06%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) CMS
3 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.80%) Lightstreamer
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.53%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) HipChat
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.53%) OpenVPN
2 2 (2.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) MySQL
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.53%) QlikView
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (32.91%) JIRA
3 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
4 17 (21.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
6 10 (12.66%) TeamCity
7 9 (11.39%) Maven
8 8 (10.13%) Ant
9 7 (8.86%) Subversion
10 5 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (3.80%) git-flow
11 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.53%) CMake
12 2 (2.53%) Gradle
12 2 (2.53%) Hudson
12 2 (2.53%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (2.53%) JUnit
12 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
12 2 (2.53%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) LAMP
4 3 (3.80%) HTML
5 2 (2.53%) ELK Stack
5 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.53%) MCollective
5 2 (2.53%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.53%) Spring
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.27%) Middleware
6 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Derivative
2 3 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) DevOps
3 23 (29.11%) ITIL
4 21 (26.58%) Release Management
5 20 (25.32%) UML
5 20 (25.32%) Waterfall
6 19 (24.05%) V-Model
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.39%) Scrum
9 8 (10.13%) Change Management
9 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.13%) Service Management
10 5 (6.33%) TDD
11 4 (5.06%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Open Source
11 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.80%) Content Management
12 3 (3.80%) Process Improvement
12 3 (3.80%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.19%) Java
2 12 (15.19%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.39%) C#
5 5 (6.33%) Perl
5 5 (6.33%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.06%) VBScript
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.80%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) Groovy
8 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.27%) Jython
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.32%) ISO 9001
1 20 (25.32%) TickIT
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Postfix
2 2 (2.53%) Squid
2 2 (2.53%) vCloud
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (21.52%) Ansible
2 14 (17.72%) Puppet
3 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.06%) Control-M
4 4 (5.06%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.53%) Kibana
5 2 (2.53%) logstash
5 2 (2.53%) Rancher
5 2 (2.53%) Terraform
5 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.06%) IBM
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) CA
3 3 (3.80%) Ektron
3 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.80%) StreamBase
3 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.53%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Trayport
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