The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 563 568 550
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 30 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.055% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.060% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Release Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
England -1 29 £375 -3.22% 9
London +15 22 £413 -2.94% 7
City of London +22 10 £413 +10.00% 2
South East -16 4 £325 -25.71%
Yorkshire -17 2 £315 -3.07%
Surrey - 2 £400 -
East Midlands +4 1 - -
West Yorkshire -11 1 £300 -7.69%
Leeds -16 1 £300 -7.69%
Sheffield - 1 £330 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £330 -
North West - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £345 - 1
Wales - 1 £345 - 1
South West - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (37.74%) Java
3 19 (35.85%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (32.08%) DevOps
4 17 (32.08%) Maven
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.30%) Windows
5 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
6 14 (26.42%) TeamCity
7 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
7 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
7 13 (24.53%) UNIX
7 13 (24.53%) Linux
7 13 (24.53%) Ant
7 13 (24.53%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) SQL
9 11 (20.75%) .NET
9 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.87%) Banking
11 9 (16.98%) Subversion
11 9 (16.98%) Release Management
11 9 (16.98%) Atlassian
11 9 (16.98%) Perl
11 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (15.09%) Puppet
12 8 (15.09%) QA
13 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
13 7 (13.21%) VBScript
13 7 (13.21%) C#
13 7 (13.21%) Oracle

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (9.43%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Jetty
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) IPsec
2 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) SSDT
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) VoltDB
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Maven
2 15 (28.30%) Jenkins
3 14 (26.42%) TeamCity
4 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (24.53%) Ant
5 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (16.98%) Subversion
6 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.55%) Gerrit
6 4 (7.55%) WiX
7 3 (5.66%) Gradle
7 3 (5.66%) JIRA
7 3 (5.66%) NUnit
7 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.77%) JUnit
8 2 (3.77%) Selenium
8 2 (3.77%) Checkstyle
8 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.77%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.77%) FindBugs
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Games
4 3 (5.66%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) XSD
3 2 (3.77%) WSH
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.77%) WCF
3 2 (3.77%) WPF
3 2 (3.77%) WF
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) Servlets
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) UNIX
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Android
4 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (35.85%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (32.08%) DevOps
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.98%) Release Management
6 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Refactoring
8 5 (9.43%) Scrum
9 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance
9 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.55%) ITIL
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.66%) Build Automation
11 2 (3.77%) Analytics
11 2 (3.77%) Kanban
11 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 9 (16.98%) Perl
5 7 (13.21%) VBScript
5 7 (13.21%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) F#
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) MCP
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Xen
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 4 (7.55%) Control-M
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Atlassian
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Perforce
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) CA
5 2 (3.77%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Macrovision
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) hybris
6 1 (1.89%) Akamai
6 1 (1.89%) Facebook
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