The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 392 408 369
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 10 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.070% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.090% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £600 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £240 £375
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17971 18893 16342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.63% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13209 13159 11230
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.57 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in London

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Trend in London

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in London

Reverse Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Reverse Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in London

Reverse Engineering
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
City of London +5 1 £363 -9.37% 2
Reverse Engineering
England

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 7 (29.17%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (25.00%) OO
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) FastCGI
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) Apache
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) HTTP
6 5 (20.83%) CGI
6 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
6 5 (20.83%) SSL
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) Subversion
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 5 (20.83%) Credit Risk
7 4 (16.67%) Refactoring

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) HTTP
1 5 (20.83%) SSL
2 4 (16.67%) Intranet
3 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.67%) MS Access
5 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 2 (8.33%) QlikView
6 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (4.17%) Big Data
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) ERwin
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Perl Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) VBA Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modeller
6 2 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) FastCGI
2 5 (20.83%) CGI
3 4 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) LAMP
5 2 (8.33%) XSD
5 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.17%) SAML
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) WSH
6 1 (4.17%) WSDL
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms
6 1 (4.17%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Credit Risk
2 4 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (8.33%) W3C
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) Equities
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
5 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) UX Design
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
4 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica