Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Release Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Release Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +104
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.094% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £475 - -
South West median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 2,046 1,781 1,460
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 94.89% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,443 1,182 1,005
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £221 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £562
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 62 74
Bristol median hourly rate £36.28 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.29% -28.57% +32.43%
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.76 £12.20
90th Percentile £61.04 £57.88 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -15.38%

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Release Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in Bristol

Release Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Engineer in Bristol

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Release Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell