The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 417 406 410
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 7 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.041% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.045% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £600 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Release Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Engineer across the London region.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Release Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (57.69%) Release Management
2 11 (42.31%) Perl
2 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
3 10 (38.46%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
4 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Python
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) UNIX
5 8 (30.77%) Maven
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
6 7 (26.92%) DevOps
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (23.08%) Subversion
8 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
8 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Ant
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) C++

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (30.77%) Maven
4 6 (23.08%) Subversion
5 5 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (19.23%) Ant
6 3 (11.54%) ClearCase
6 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
7 2 (7.69%) FishEye
7 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (7.69%) Hudson
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
8 1 (3.85%) MSI
8 1 (3.85%) WiX
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
1 4 (15.38%) XML Messaging
2 3 (11.54%) WSH
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Release Management
2 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) DevOps
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
7 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Web Development
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
10 2 (7.69%) Service Management
11 1 (3.85%) Change Management
11 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Perl
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) C++
7 3 (11.54%) VBScript
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.85%) Korn
9 1 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) BladeLogic
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) BMC
1 3 (11.54%) CA
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) hybris
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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