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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 383 395 386
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 19 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.044% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.047% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 3 £500 +73.91% 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
3 15 (34.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (31.82%) DevOps
4 14 (31.82%) Maven
4 14 (31.82%) Java
5 13 (29.55%) Perl
5 13 (29.55%) Linux
5 13 (29.55%) Python
5 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
5 13 (29.55%) Release Management
5 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
6 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
6 12 (27.27%) UNIX
6 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 12 (27.27%) Ant
7 10 (22.73%) .NET
7 10 (22.73%) Finance
8 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
8 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Banking
8 9 (20.45%) SQL
9 8 (18.18%) C#
9 8 (18.18%) Atlassian
9 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (15.91%) Subversion
10 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.64%) C++

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SSDT
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) Maven
3 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
4 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
4 12 (27.27%) Ant
5 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (15.91%) Subversion
7 5 (11.36%) JIRA
8 4 (9.09%) WiX
9 3 (6.82%) Gradle
9 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.82%) ClearCase
10 2 (4.55%) NUnit
10 2 (4.55%) Checkstyle
10 2 (4.55%) JUnit
10 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.55%) AnthillPro
10 2 (4.55%) Selenium
10 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) XML Messaging
5 2 (4.55%) WSH
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.55%) WCF
5 2 (4.55%) WPF
5 2 (4.55%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
1 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) UNIX
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (31.82%) DevOps
5 13 (29.55%) Release Management
6 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Information Assurance
8 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
10 3 (6.82%) Build Automation
10 3 (6.82%) Web Development
10 3 (6.82%) ITIL
11 2 (4.55%) Service Management
11 2 (4.55%) SOA
11 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) Perl
2 13 (29.55%) Python
2 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
3 9 (20.45%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) C++
6 5 (11.36%) VBScript
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) F#
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Ansible
3 3 (6.82%) BladeLogic
4 2 (4.55%) Control-M
4 2 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) BMC
3 3 (6.82%) Perforce
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) CA
4 2 (4.55%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.27%) Akamai
5 1 (2.27%) Facebook
5 1 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe