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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 402 423 409
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 13 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.042% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.053% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 15
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £550 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Reverse Engineering
England

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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 +6 3 £459 -
Reverse Engineering
England

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 8 (30.77%) Open Source
3 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (26.92%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) UNIX
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) OOP
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) SSL
5 6 (23.08%) HTTP
5 6 (23.08%) CGI
5 6 (23.08%) Apache
5 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) LAMP
5 6 (23.08%) Fixed Income
5 6 (23.08%) Intranet
5 6 (23.08%) Internet
5 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 6 (23.08%) Refactoring
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
1 6 (23.08%) SSL
1 6 (23.08%) Intranet
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (3.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) ERwin
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Perl Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Data Modeller
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Modeller
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) CGI
1 6 (23.08%) LAMP
1 6 (23.08%) FastCGI
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Flash
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) WinForms
3 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.85%) WPF
3 1 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.85%) Physics
4 1 (3.85%) Economics
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Open Source
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
3 6 (23.08%) Refactoring
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) OOP
3 6 (23.08%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Logical Data Model
3 6 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) R
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) HP APS
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) BMC
2 5 (19.23%) Remedy
3 4 (15.38%) Teradata
3 4 (15.38%) Netezza
4 1 (3.85%) Typemock
4 1 (3.85%) Embarcadero
4 1 (3.85%) SAP