Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Release Engineer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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
London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 246 290
Rank change year-on-year +9 +44 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Release Engineer 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.046% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
City of London median daily rate £625 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £580 £366 £263
90th Percentile £670 £564 £525
London median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6215 6576 10805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.75% 95.28% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4781 5308 8254
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 84 171
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.33 £10.50
90th Percentile £30.07 £32.18 £37.00
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%

Release Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Release Engineer in the City of London

Release Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Release Engineer in the City of London

Release Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Release Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

Release Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle