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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 554 544 519
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 36 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.053% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 11
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£435 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £240 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.95% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -4 14 £500 +11.11% 8
South East -8 14 £340 - 6
East Midlands - 3 - -
South West -34 1 £425 +30.76% 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 22 (31.88%) Linux
3 18 (26.09%) C
4 16 (23.19%) UNIX
4 16 (23.19%) Windows
4 16 (23.19%) Project Management
5 15 (21.74%) Python
5 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 14 (20.29%) XML
6 14 (20.29%) Finance
7 13 (18.84%) OO
7 13 (18.84%) Oracle
8 12 (17.39%) C++
8 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.39%) Banking
9 11 (15.94%) Investment Banking
9 11 (15.94%) Java
9 11 (15.94%) PHP
9 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
10 10 (14.49%) Subversion
10 10 (14.49%) Degree
10 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
11 9 (13.04%) Refactoring
11 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.04%) Perl
12 8 (11.59%) C#
12 8 (11.59%) ETL
12 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.59%) Ruby

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
2 6 (8.70%) SSL
2 6 (8.70%) VPN
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) DNS
3 4 (5.80%) BIG-IP
3 4 (5.80%) Intranet
3 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.35%) DMVPN
4 3 (4.35%) Multicast
4 3 (4.35%) Internet
4 3 (4.35%) OSPF
4 3 (4.35%) RIP
4 3 (4.35%) VLAN
5 2 (2.90%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.45%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.70%) MySQL
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (7.25%) MS Access
4 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.80%) Ingres
4 4 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.35%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) QlikView
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Subversion
2 5 (7.25%) GoogleTest
2 5 (7.25%) NUnit
3 4 (5.80%) CruiseControl
3 4 (5.80%) ERwin
3 4 (5.80%) Ant
3 4 (5.80%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.80%) ClearQuest
3 4 (5.80%) CppUnit
4 3 (4.35%) GDB
4 3 (4.35%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.45%) ProC
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 11 (15.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Electronics
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Automotive
5 2 (2.90%) Avionics
6 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Perl Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Data Modeller
7 3 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Tester
7 3 (4.35%) C Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) XML
2 6 (8.70%) CGI
2 6 (8.70%) FastCGI
3 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 4 (5.80%) Motif
4 4 (5.80%) Java EE
4 4 (5.80%) REST
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (5.80%) wxWidgets
5 3 (4.35%) MDX
6 2 (2.90%) LAMP
6 2 (2.90%) Ajax
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) XSD
6 2 (2.90%) XSLT
6 2 (2.90%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Credit Risk
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Open Source
2 5 (7.25%) Fixed Income
2 5 (7.25%) Derivative
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Equities
4 3 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.90%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.90%) W3C
5 2 (2.90%) SCADA
6 1 (1.45%) STB
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) CCTV
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Online Games
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Linux
2 16 (23.19%) UNIX
2 16 (23.19%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Project Management
2 13 (18.84%) OO
3 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.04%) Refactoring
4 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.59%) ETL
5 7 (10.14%) Migration
6 6 (8.70%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.70%) UML
6 6 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Data Architecture
6 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (7.25%) Memory Management
7 5 (7.25%) Use Case
7 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) C
3 15 (21.74%) Python
4 12 (17.39%) C++
5 11 (15.94%) Java
5 11 (15.94%) PHP
6 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
7 9 (13.04%) Perl
8 8 (11.59%) Ruby
8 8 (11.59%) C#
9 6 (8.70%) VBA
10 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.90%) Delphi
12 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
13 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) Degree
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.35%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) CCIE
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco
4 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.80%) Informatica
5 4 (5.80%) F5
6 3 (4.35%) Juniper
6 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.35%) McAfee
6 3 (4.35%) Cognos
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.45%) Nokia
8 1 (1.45%) Radware
8 1 (1.45%) Redback
8 1 (1.45%) Trillium
8 1 (1.45%) Sybase