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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 564 519 553
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +34
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 38 72 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.15% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.20% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 11
Average daily rate £525 £399 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £436 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £569 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.74% -6.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Reverse Engineering
UK

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
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East of England +11 12 £588 +2.17% 3
London +11 11 £390 -2.50% 14
South West +7 4 - - 16
South East -19 4 £375 -5.35% 8
East Midlands - 3 £700 -
North West - 3 £450 - 1
West Midlands -12 1 - - 2
Reverse Engineering
UK

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (28.41%) C#
2 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
3 24 (27.27%) REST
3 24 (27.27%) SOAP
3 24 (27.27%) SOA
4 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (26.14%) .NET
4 23 (26.14%) Low Latency
5 21 (23.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (20.45%) SQL
6 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
7 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
7 17 (19.32%) WCF
7 17 (19.32%) Microservices
8 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (17.05%) Linux
10 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
10 14 (15.91%) Open Source
10 14 (15.91%) Data Transformation
11 13 (14.77%) Finance
12 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (12.50%) JIRA
13 11 (12.50%) Confluence
13 11 (12.50%) MSMQ
14 10 (11.36%) C
14 10 (11.36%) Atlassian
15 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (12.50%) Confluence
2 7 (7.95%) Mule
3 6 (6.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (5.68%) JBoss
5 4 (4.55%) Apache
6 3 (3.41%) CMS
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.41%) IaaS
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) HTTP
2 6 (6.82%) Network Security
3 5 (5.68%) Internet
4 4 (4.55%) Intranet
4 4 (4.55%) SSL
5 3 (3.41%) Firewall
6 2 (2.27%) VPN
6 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.27%) Wireless
6 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.14%) DNS
7 1 (1.14%) LAN
7 1 (1.14%) MPLS
7 1 (1.14%) OSPF
7 1 (1.14%) RIP
7 1 (1.14%) S/MIME
7 1 (1.14%) SMTP
7 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.14%) WAN
7 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) Big Data
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) HBase
6 2 (2.27%) MS Access
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.14%) DB2
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) JIRA
2 6 (6.82%) ERwin
3 4 (4.55%) Subversion
4 3 (3.41%) Burp Suite
4 3 (3.41%) GDB
4 3 (3.41%) Metasploit
4 3 (3.41%) sqlmap
5 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Architect
2 18 (20.45%) Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 9 (10.23%) Analyst
4 9 (10.23%) Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Security Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Data Modeller
7 4 (4.55%) Designer
7 4 (4.55%) Perl Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) REST
1 24 (27.27%) SOAP
2 23 (26.14%) .NET
3 17 (19.32%) WCF
4 11 (12.50%) MSMQ
5 9 (10.23%) Middleware
6 6 (6.82%) Apache Camel
7 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.55%) CGI
8 4 (4.55%) FastCGI
8 4 (4.55%) LAMP
9 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.41%) Ajax
9 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.41%) CSS
9 3 (3.41%) CSS3
9 3 (3.41%) HTML
9 3 (3.41%) HTML5
9 3 (3.41%) jQuery
9 3 (3.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (23.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.95%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.41%) User Experience
6 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.14%) Fintech
7 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.14%) SCADA
7 1 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Unix
4 3 (3.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
2 24 (27.27%) SOA
3 23 (26.14%) Low Latency
4 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
5 17 (19.32%) Microservices
6 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.91%) Data Transformation
7 14 (15.91%) Open Source
8 12 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.09%) User Stories
10 7 (7.95%) AOP
10 7 (7.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.95%) TDD
10 7 (7.95%) Threat Modelling
11 6 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (6.82%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (6.82%) Malware Analysis
11 6 (6.82%) Physical Data Model
12 5 (5.68%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) C#
2 18 (20.45%) SQL
3 10 (11.36%) C
4 7 (7.95%) C++
4 7 (7.95%) Python
5 6 (6.82%) Perl
6 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) C-shell
10 1 (1.14%) Java
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) R
10 1 (1.14%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) VB6
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
10 1 (1.14%) XPath
10 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) CISSP
4 6 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.68%) CREST Certified
5 5 (5.68%) OSCP
6 4 (4.55%) CEH
6 4 (4.55%) Degree
7 3 (3.41%) OSCE
8 2 (2.27%) SANS
9 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) CCIE
9 1 (1.14%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.14%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (1.14%) CISA
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.14%) CRISC
9 1 (1.14%) GCFE
9 1 (1.14%) GREM
9 1 (1.14%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) COBIT
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) HDFS
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Ettercap
1 3 (3.41%) Nmap
2 2 (2.27%) Ambari
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.82%) WSO2
5 5 (5.68%) Oracle
6 4 (4.55%) Acronis
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (2.27%) CA
7 2 (2.27%) Citrix
7 2 (2.27%) Cognos
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Meraki
7 2 (2.27%) Rally
7 2 (2.27%) Tableau
7 2 (2.27%) VMware
8 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.14%) EMC
8 1 (1.14%) Juniper
8 1 (1.14%) Remedy
8 1 (1.14%) TIBCO