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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 420 428 425
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.034% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.036% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £550 £463 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +44.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £415 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £493 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -
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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +51 2 £538 +34.37%
Docklands, London - 2 £600 -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
2 12 (44.44%) Release Management
2 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) Maven
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Change Management
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
7 7 (25.93%) Subversion
7 7 (25.93%) Service Management
7 7 (25.93%) JIRA
7 7 (25.93%) Ant
7 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) DevOps
8 6 (22.22%) Ansible
8 6 (22.22%) Puppet
9 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
9 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (18.52%) Perl
9 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) Control-M
10 4 (14.81%) 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) CMS
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) Lightstreamer
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (7.41%) OpenVPN
2 2 (7.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) QlikView
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
2 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
3 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (33.33%) Maven
4 7 (25.93%) Ant
4 7 (25.93%) JIRA
4 7 (25.93%) Subversion
5 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (7.41%) CMake
6 2 (7.41%) Gradle
6 2 (7.41%) Hudson
6 2 (7.41%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (7.41%) JUnit
6 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
6 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
7 1 (3.70%) SCons
7 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) ELK Stack
1 2 (7.41%) MCollective
1 2 (7.41%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Derivative
2 3 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Release Management
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Content Management
7 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Dependency Management
8 2 (7.41%) ERP
8 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) Postfix
1 2 (7.41%) Squid
1 2 (7.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Ansible
1 6 (22.22%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Control-M
2 4 (14.81%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (7.41%) Kibana
3 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.41%) logstash
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Rancher
3 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 2 (7.41%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) CA
3 3 (11.11%) Ektron
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.11%) StreamBase
3 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.70%) Trayport