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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 565 548 518
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 32 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.083% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.090% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 19
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£375 £373 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -26 31 £388 +3.33% 6
London +26 19 £500 +35.13% 2
South East -10 8 £400 -8.57%
Hampshire - 4 £300 -
City of London +7 3 £500 +73.91% 2
Yorkshire -17 3 £300 -19.46% 2
West Yorkshire -13 2 £300 -19.46%
Leeds -15 2 £300 -19.46%
Kent - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +9 1 £250 -42.85%
Reading +4 1 £250 -42.85%
Sheffield - 1 £330 - 2
Telford - 1 £313 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £413 -
Blackpool - 1 £300 -
Burnley - 1 £300 -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
Newport - 1 £345 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Shropshire - 1 £313 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 2
Surrey - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £345 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Wales - 1 £345 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £313 -

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (43.55%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 19 (30.65%) Linux
4 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.03%) DevOps
4 18 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
5 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
5 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
5 16 (25.81%) Maven
5 16 (25.81%) UNIX
6 15 (24.19%) Windows
6 15 (24.19%) .NET
6 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
6 15 (24.19%) Release Management
7 14 (22.58%) Perl
7 14 (22.58%) TeamCity
8 13 (20.97%) Ant
8 13 (20.97%) Python
9 12 (19.35%) Subversion
9 12 (19.35%) Finance
9 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (17.74%) Automated Testing
10 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 9 (14.52%) Puppet
11 9 (14.52%) C#
11 9 (14.52%) QA
11 9 (14.52%) Banking
12 8 (12.90%) Atlassian
12 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) Jetty
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.61%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) IPsec
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) SSDT
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) VoltDB
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
1 16 (25.81%) Maven
2 14 (22.58%) TeamCity
3 13 (20.97%) Ant
4 12 (19.35%) Subversion
4 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.06%) ClearCase
6 5 (8.06%) JIRA
7 4 (6.45%) WiX
8 3 (4.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (4.84%) Gradle
8 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.84%) Gerrit
8 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.84%) NUnit
8 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.23%) JUnit
9 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) .NET
2 6 (9.68%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.84%) XML Messaging
4 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.23%) XSD
5 2 (3.23%) WSH
5 2 (3.23%) WCF
5 2 (3.23%) WPF
5 2 (3.23%) WF
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
6 1 (1.61%) Motif
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) XSL
6 1 (1.61%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) CMDB
3 1 (1.61%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) UNIX
3 15 (24.19%) Windows
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Android
6 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) DevOps
2 18 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
3 15 (24.19%) Release Management
4 11 (17.74%) Automated Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.06%) Information Assurance
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Security Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Scrum
6 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) SDLC
8 3 (4.84%) Build Automation
8 3 (4.84%) Open Source
8 3 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 14 (22.58%) Perl
4 13 (20.97%) Python
5 11 (17.74%) SQL
6 9 (14.52%) C#
7 6 (9.68%) C++
8 5 (8.06%) VBScript
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) F#
9 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Puppet
2 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.68%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.23%) Control-M
5 2 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.61%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Atlassian
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Perforce
3 3 (4.84%) BMC
4 2 (3.23%) CA
4 2 (3.23%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook
5 1 (1.61%) Akamai
5 1 (1.61%) hybris
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Macrovision
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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