The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 206 193 221
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.064% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.082% 0.086% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £520 £305
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +70.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4902 4666 5879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.95% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3582 3576 4142
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 50 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Reverse Engineering
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (20.00%) BPMN
2 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) FastCGI
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modeller
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) FastCGI
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) BPMN
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) F5
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com