The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 437 427 433
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.034% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.036% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £415 £463 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% -22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £378
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Release Management
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
1 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Puppet
3 8 (38.10%) Ansible
3 8 (38.10%) DevOps
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Maven
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 5 (23.81%) Ant
6 5 (23.81%) Subversion
7 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Apache
7 4 (19.05%) Shell Script

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) Confluence
2 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) Lightstreamer
2 3 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (14.29%) OpenVPN
1 3 (14.29%) SSH
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
1 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) TeamCity
3 7 (33.33%) JIRA
3 7 (33.33%) Maven
4 5 (23.81%) Ant
4 5 (23.81%) Subversion
5 4 (19.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (14.29%) JUnit
6 3 (14.29%) SonarQube
6 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (9.52%) Hudson
8 1 (4.76%) CMake
8 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (4.76%) SCons
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) ELK Stack
1 3 (14.29%) MCollective
1 3 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) JMX
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (9.52%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Release Management
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (38.10%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) Service Management
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Content Management
7 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
8 2 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
1 3 (14.29%) Postfix
1 3 (14.29%) Squid
1 3 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Ansible
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Control-M
2 3 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (14.29%) Kibana
2 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (14.29%) logstash
2 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (14.29%) Rancher
2 3 (14.29%) Terraform
2 3 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) CA
3 3 (14.29%) Ektron
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 3 (14.29%) Sonatype
3 3 (14.29%) StreamBase
3 3 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat