The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 557 532 536
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 21 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.062% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.085% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 16
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£550 £460 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +20.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £68.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £68.25
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37593 35462 37976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.67% 73.73% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23709 22246 22478
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 975 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in England

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Trend in England

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in England

Reverse Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Reverse Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in England

Reverse Engineering
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -2 10 £550 +6.79% 3
South West -31 4 £363 +16.93% 1
South East -7 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 15 (23.81%) Oracle
4 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (20.63%) Banking
5 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
5 13 (20.63%) C
5 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 12 (19.05%) UNIX
6 12 (19.05%) Java
7 11 (17.46%) Investment Banking
8 10 (15.87%) Degree
8 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
9 9 (14.29%) Python
9 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 9 (14.29%) C++
9 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 8 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
10 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
10 8 (12.70%) Finance
11 7 (11.11%) Project Management
11 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.11%) Credit Risk
12 6 (9.52%) Data Architecture
12 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
12 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.52%) PHP
12 6 (9.52%) OO
12 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) VPN
1 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
2 4 (6.35%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) SSL
2 4 (6.35%) Multicast
3 3 (4.76%) DMVPN
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.17%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.17%) VLAN
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) Intranet
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) OSPF
4 2 (3.17%) RIP
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.35%) MS Access
5 4 (6.35%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.17%) QlikView
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) DataStage
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) ERwin
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) GDB
3 1 (1.59%) ProC
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (20.63%) Banking
2 11 (17.46%) Investment Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Finance
4 5 (7.94%) Electronics
4 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.35%) Automotive
5 4 (6.35%) Avionics
6 3 (4.76%) Retail
6 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.17%) Front Office
8 1 (1.59%) Back Office
8 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Design Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Data Modeller
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Perl Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) XML
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) CGI
3 4 (6.35%) FastCGI
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.17%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) LAMP
4 2 (3.17%) XSD
4 2 (3.17%) MSMQ
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) Java EE
4 2 (3.17%) LINQ
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.17%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) WPF
5 1 (1.59%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 6 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.17%) SCADA
5 2 (3.17%) Equities
5 2 (3.17%) STB
5 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) CCTV
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) UNIX
4 4 (6.35%) Debian
5 3 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.76%) HPUX
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Data Modelling
2 8 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) OO
4 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.52%) Data Architecture
5 5 (7.94%) ETL
5 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.35%) Validation
6 4 (6.35%) Migration
6 4 (6.35%) OOP
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (4.76%) Information Security
8 2 (3.17%) TDD
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) UML
8 2 (3.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) C
3 12 (19.05%) Java
4 9 (14.29%) C++
4 9 (14.29%) Python
5 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
6 6 (9.52%) PHP
7 5 (7.94%) C#
7 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.35%) VBA
8 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.35%) Perl
9 3 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.76%) Ruby
10 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.17%) Delphi
11 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) Degree
3 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.35%) CISSP
6 3 (4.76%) CGEIT
6 3 (4.76%) CISM
6 3 (4.76%) GIAC
6 3 (4.76%) GCIH
6 3 (4.76%) CCNA
7 2 (3.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) EMC
4 4 (6.35%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (4.76%) Informatica
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (3.17%) Juniper
6 2 (3.17%) JBoss
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.17%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) Trillium