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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 413 415 404
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 15 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.068% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.072% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Median daily rate £513 £488 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +77.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
20558 22106 21788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.61% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14897 15440 15139
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 369 391
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Release Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
City of London +48 3 £525 +16.66%
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (50.00%) Release Management
1 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Maven
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
3 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) Subversion
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) Ant
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
5 7 (26.92%) Change Management
6 6 (23.08%) Perl
6 6 (23.08%) Python
6 6 (23.08%) Ansible
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 5 (19.23%) JIRA
8 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
8 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
8 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing

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 3 (11.54%) CMS
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Lightstreamer
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Maven
2 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
3 8 (30.77%) Subversion
4 7 (26.92%) Ant
5 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (7.69%) CMake
7 2 (7.69%) Gradle
7 2 (7.69%) Hudson
8 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.85%) SCons
8 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Derivative
2 2 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Release Management
2 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Content Management
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Management
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) VBScript
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
3 3 (11.54%) Control-M
3 3 (11.54%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.54%) CA
3 3 (11.54%) Ektron
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.54%) StreamBase
3 3 (11.54%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.85%) Trayport
4 1 (3.85%) VMware