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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 576 559 554
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 51 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.077% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.097% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 26
Average daily rate £505 £311 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.24% -43.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £248 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £416 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+67.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.00%
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
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
London +10 26 £386 +17.04% 6
East of England +12 17 £590 +124.76% 1
West Midlands -8 3 £463 +23.33% 1
South East -31 2 £508 +23.03% 2
North West - 1 - -
South West - 1 £425 - 6
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Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 39 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (33.33%) REST
3 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
4 28 (31.11%) .NET
5 27 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 26 (28.89%) SOAP
6 26 (28.89%) SOA
7 23 (25.56%) C#
8 22 (24.44%) Microservices
9 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 19 (21.11%) Data Modelling
11 18 (20.00%) Finance
12 17 (18.89%) Middleware
12 17 (18.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 17 (18.89%) Low Latency
13 15 (16.67%) SQL
13 15 (16.67%) WCF
14 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
15 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
16 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (13.33%) User Stories
17 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
18 10 (11.11%) Java
18 10 (11.11%) JBoss
18 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
19 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
19 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (11.11%) JBoss
2 7 (7.78%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.78%) Confluence
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Mule
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Network Security
2 3 (3.33%) DNS
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) FTP
2 3 (3.33%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) LAN
3 2 (2.22%) S/MIME
3 2 (2.22%) SMTP
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (1.11%) DHCP
4 1 (1.11%) MPLS
4 1 (1.11%) OSPF
4 1 (1.11%) RIP
4 1 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.89%) Big Data
4 7 (7.78%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 6 (6.67%) HBase
5 6 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (6.67%) Sqoop
6 3 (3.33%) MS Access
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.22%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.11%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) GDB
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Banking
2 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) Architect
3 18 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 15 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Designer
6 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Designer
7 7 (7.78%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) .NET Designer
8 5 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Messaging Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Hadoop Developer
8 5 (5.56%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.33%) REST
2 28 (31.11%) .NET
3 26 (28.89%) SOAP
4 17 (18.89%) Middleware
5 15 (16.67%) WCF
6 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.44%) EDI
7 4 (4.44%) Web Services
7 4 (4.44%) WF
7 4 (4.44%) WSDL
7 4 (4.44%) XML
8 3 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (3.33%) MSMQ
9 2 (2.22%) MDX
9 2 (2.22%) XForms
9 2 (2.22%) XSD
9 2 (2.22%) XSL
10 1 (1.11%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 39 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.78%) Cryptography
4 6 (6.67%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.11%) Clustering
8 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.11%) Fintech
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.11%) SCADA
8 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (28.89%) SOA
4 22 (24.44%) Microservices
5 19 (21.11%) Data Modelling
6 17 (18.89%) Low Latency
7 12 (13.33%) User Stories
8 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Scrum
10 8 (8.89%) AOP
10 8 (8.89%) Data Transformation
10 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.89%) ETL
10 8 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (8.89%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (8.89%) TDD
11 7 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.78%) Threat Modelling
12 6 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) C#
2 15 (16.67%) SQL
3 10 (11.11%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) C
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.22%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) R
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.22%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) XPath
7 2 (2.22%) XQuery
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) CREST Certified
4 4 (4.44%) CISSP
5 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) SANS
6 2 (2.22%) OSCP
7 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) CCIE
7 1 (1.11%) CEH
7 1 (1.11%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (1.11%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CRISC
7 1 (1.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) GCFA
7 1 (1.11%) GCFE
7 1 (1.11%) GREM
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.11%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.11%) COBIT
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Ambari
2 1 (1.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle
4 8 (8.89%) ServiceNow
5 6 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.67%) Cognos
5 6 (6.67%) Tableau
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco
6 4 (4.44%) Dell
6 4 (4.44%) NetSuite
7 3 (3.33%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Rally
8 2 (2.22%) Acronis
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
8 2 (2.22%) Meraki
8 2 (2.22%) SAP
8 2 (2.22%) VMware
9 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.11%) hybris
9 1 (1.11%) TIBCO