The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 194 205 189
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.051% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.066% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£456 £600 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +34.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £448
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the City of London region.

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the City of London region.

Reverse Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reverse Engineering also 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 that cited Reverse Engineering.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reverse Engineering also 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 that cited Reverse Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica