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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 396 405 390
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 13 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.075% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.098% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 11
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£550 £493 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% +4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
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 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 22 August 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 22 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 2 £350 -36.36% 1
Reverse Engineering
England

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
4 9 (23.68%) Investment Banking
4 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
4 9 (23.68%) RDBMS
4 9 (23.68%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) Linux
5 8 (21.05%) UNIX
5 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 8 (21.05%) Finance
6 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
7 6 (15.79%) Data Architecture
7 6 (15.79%) Fixed Income
7 6 (15.79%) ERwin
7 6 (15.79%) Windows
7 6 (15.79%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.16%) MS Office
8 5 (13.16%) C
8 5 (13.16%) Python
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Degree
9 4 (10.53%) Subversion
9 4 (10.53%) Debian
9 4 (10.53%) SSL

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) SSL
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
1 4 (10.53%) Multicast
2 2 (5.26%) BIG-IP
2 2 (5.26%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.68%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) MS Access
4 4 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.26%) QlikView
5 2 (5.26%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) ERwin
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) GDB
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) ProC
General
1 11 (28.95%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Investment Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Front Office
6 1 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modeller
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Perl Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) VBA Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) CGI
2 4 (10.53%) FastCGI
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) Java EE
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.26%) LAMP
4 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) XSD
4 2 (5.26%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) LINQ
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
2 6 (15.79%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) STB
4 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.26%) Equities
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) CCTV
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Debian
5 3 (7.89%) Android
5 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
2 6 (15.79%) Data Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (10.53%) OOP
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.89%) ETL
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.16%) C
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) VBA
5 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CGEIT
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) GIAC
3 1 (2.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Informatica
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 2 (5.26%) F5
4 2 (5.26%) Sitecore