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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 381 396 376
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 21 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.036% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.038% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
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£425 £475 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -7.14%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +23 12 £425 -17.07% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (41.18%) TeamCity
2 14 (41.18%) DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) Maven
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
4 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
4 11 (32.35%) Ant
4 11 (32.35%) UNIX
5 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 9 (26.47%) Banking
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) Atlassian
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) Perl
8 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) Python
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
9 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (17.65%) Puppet
9 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (14.71%) Subversion
10 5 (14.71%) VBScript
11 4 (11.76%) C#
11 4 (11.76%) IIS

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SSDT
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) TeamCity
1 14 (41.18%) Maven
2 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (32.35%) Ant
4 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (14.71%) Subversion
7 4 (11.76%) Gerrit
7 4 (11.76%) WiX
8 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (8.82%) Gradle
8 3 (8.82%) JIRA
8 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.88%) JUnit
9 2 (5.88%) NUnit
9 2 (5.88%) Selenium
9 2 (5.88%) Checkstyle
9 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
9 2 (5.88%) FindBugs
9 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) WCF
2 2 (5.88%) WPF
2 2 (5.88%) WF
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.88%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (41.18%) DevOps
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.65%) Refactoring
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Release Management
6 3 (8.82%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) PowerShell
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Python
6 5 (14.71%) VBScript
7 4 (11.76%) C#
8 3 (8.82%) C++
9 2 (5.88%) F#
10 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
1 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.76%) Control-M
2 4 (11.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Atlassian
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) Perforce
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.94%) Akamai
6 1 (2.94%) Facebook
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe
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