The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Release Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Release Engineer
Rank - 110 -
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3097 2350 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.15% 94.23% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1358 1225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.12 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.20 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Release Engineer in the job title.

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Release Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Release Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West Midlands region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (100.00%) TickIT
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) V-Model
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) UML
1 6 (100.00%) V-Model
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (100.00%) TickIT