The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank 588 599 574
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 53 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.059% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.062% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 17
Median daily rate £425 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £306 £348
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Release Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Release Engineer within the UK.

Release Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Release Engineer
Top 27 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
England -3 53 £425 +20.56% 7
London -21 15 £475 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +15 8 £373 -
Leicestershire - 8 £373 -
South East -10 7 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England - 7 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £325 - 1
Peterborough - 7 £325 -
West Midlands -6 6 £325 +4.00%
Leicester - 6 £373 -
Surrey -2 4 - - 1
Coventry - 4 £325 -
Yorkshire +4 3 - -
Berkshire +3 3 £375 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire 0 3 - -
Leeds -8 3 - -
South West - 3 £425 -
City of London +38 2 £413 +15.78% 1
Reading +2 2 £375 +50.00%
North East -31 2 £500 +66.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 2 £500 +66.66%
Tyne and Wear -37 2 £500 +66.66%
Birmingham - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £425 -
Wimbledon - 2 £450 - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (34.67%) ITIL
4 25 (33.33%) JIRA
5 20 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 20 (26.67%) Linux
5 20 (26.67%) UML
5 20 (26.67%) ISO 9001
5 20 (26.67%) TickIT
6 19 (25.33%) V-Model
7 18 (24.00%) Release Management
8 17 (22.67%) Java
8 17 (22.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
9 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 14 (18.67%) DevOps
11 12 (16.00%) Ansible
11 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
11 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
13 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (13.33%) SQL
14 9 (12.00%) Windows
14 9 (12.00%) Finance
14 9 (12.00%) Maven
14 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
15 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (9.33%) Puppet
15 7 (9.33%) Subversion

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 3 (4.00%) CMS
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) Lightstreamer
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.67%) GitHub
3 2 (2.67%) IaaS
3 2 (2.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) QlikView
3 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (33.33%) JIRA
3 17 (22.67%) Jenkins
3 17 (22.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (12.00%) Maven
6 7 (9.33%) Ant
6 7 (9.33%) Subversion
7 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.33%) MSBuild
7 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.00%) git-flow
8 3 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.67%) Gradle
9 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Automotive
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) French Language
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) XML
3 3 (4.00%) Web Services
4 2 (2.67%) ELK Stack
4 2 (2.67%) RESTful
4 2 (2.67%) SOAP
4 2 (2.67%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Derivative
2 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) CMDB
3 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.00%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) ITIL
3 20 (26.67%) UML
3 20 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 19 (25.33%) V-Model
5 18 (24.00%) Release Management
6 14 (18.67%) DevOps
7 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.33%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.00%) Scrum
11 5 (6.67%) Service Management
11 5 (6.67%) TDD
12 4 (5.33%) Change Management
12 4 (5.33%) Defect Management
12 4 (5.33%) Quality Management
12 4 (5.33%) SDLC
13 3 (4.00%) Load Balancing
13 3 (4.00%) Open Source
13 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.33%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.33%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) C#
7 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.67%) C++
10 2 (2.67%) Groovy
10 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.33%) C
11 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.33%) Jython
11 1 (1.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 20 (26.67%) TickIT
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
1 2 (2.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Ansible
2 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Control-M
3 1 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) CA
2 3 (4.00%) Ektron
2 3 (4.00%) IBM
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.00%) StreamBase
2 3 (4.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.67%) Serena
3 2 (2.67%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.33%) Trayport
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago