The table below looks at the statistics for the Release Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Release Engineer
Rank 140 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +10.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £338
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +14.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2571 2335 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.68% 93.78% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1704 1490 928
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 120 101
Average hourly rate £13.46 £14.50 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.35 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Release Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Release Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Release Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Release Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Release Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire -15 2 £300 -19.46%
South Yorkshire - 1 £330 - 1
Release Engineer
England

Release Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

Release Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Google