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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Engineer
Rank 404 412 405
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 10 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.076% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.082% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
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£600 £413 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £628
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £510 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £415 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.03% +26.71%
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +22 6 £625 +28.20% 1
Harrow - - - -
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Release Management
5 9 (45.00%) Subversion
5 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
7 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (35.00%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) VBScript
7 7 (35.00%) Cognos
8 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (25.00%) DevOps
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) UNIX
10 4 (20.00%) Serena
11 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
11 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
12 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
12 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (10.00%) Splunk
12 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
12 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (10.00%) Serena SBM
12 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.00%) Ant
5 2 (10.00%) Serena SBM
6 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
6 1 (5.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Release Management
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Cognos
3 4 (20.00%) Serena
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) NetIQ
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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