The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 507 540 501
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -39
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 70 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.043% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.058% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 14
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£400 £563 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +22.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Trend

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

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Reverse Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 70 £400 -28.88% 30
South East -2 22 £398 -16.11% 5
Yorkshire - 13 £388 - 3
Hampshire -7 12 £394 -7.29% 1
London -2 10 £400 -33.33% 13
East of England - 7 £400 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
Berkshire - 4 - - 3
Sheffield - 3 £350 -
City of London +6 2 £456 +14.06% 5
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £400 -
South West - 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
North West - - - - 5
Warwickshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 4
Oxford - - - -
Banbury - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 33 (29.73%) Finance
4 32 (28.83%) Linux
5 30 (27.03%) Windows
6 27 (24.32%) UNIX
7 26 (23.42%) VBA
8 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
8 25 (22.52%) Web Development
9 24 (21.62%) Security Cleared
10 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (19.82%) OO
12 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
13 20 (18.02%) C
13 20 (18.02%) jQuery
13 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
13 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (17.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (17.12%) Refactoring
14 19 (17.12%) Subversion
15 18 (16.22%) Banking
15 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
16 17 (15.32%) Firewall
16 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
17 16 (14.41%) C++
17 16 (14.41%) UML
18 15 (13.51%) Java

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (5.41%) Apache
2 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.70%) JBoss
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.90%) Mule
4 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) Firewall
2 11 (9.91%) HTTP
3 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.01%) SSL
4 9 (8.11%) VPN
5 8 (7.21%) DNS
6 6 (5.41%) RIP
6 6 (5.41%) VLAN
6 6 (5.41%) OSPF
7 5 (4.50%) Wireshark
7 5 (4.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.50%) FTP
8 4 (3.60%) Intranet
9 3 (2.70%) Internet
9 3 (2.70%) VoIP
9 3 (2.70%) SNMP
9 3 (2.70%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.70%) IPsec
9 3 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.31%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.41%) Ingres
6 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.50%) Big Data
8 4 (3.60%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.60%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.60%) MySQL
9 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.70%) MS Access
10 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.90%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Subversion
2 15 (13.51%) NUnit
2 15 (13.51%) GoogleTest
3 14 (12.61%) CppUnit
3 14 (12.61%) CruiseControl
3 14 (12.61%) ClearCase
4 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.41%) Ant
6 5 (4.50%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.70%) Rational Rose
8 2 (1.80%) Toad
8 2 (1.80%) ERwin
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 33 (29.73%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Banking
3 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.11%) Back Office
5 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Law
6 4 (3.60%) Games
7 3 (2.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (38.74%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Analyst
3 19 (17.12%) SQL Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Architect
5 9 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.31%) VBA Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Security Specialist
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Perl Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Security Analyst
10 4 (3.60%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) jQuery
2 19 (17.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (10.81%) XML
4 8 (7.21%) .NET
5 6 (5.41%) Motif
5 6 (5.41%) wxWidgets
6 5 (4.50%) REST
6 5 (4.50%) FastCGI
6 5 (4.50%) CGI
7 3 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (2.70%) Java EE
7 3 (2.70%) MDX
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
7 3 (2.70%) Catalyst
7 3 (2.70%) Embperl
7 3 (2.70%) HTML
8 2 (1.80%) Ajax
8 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.80%) XSLT
8 2 (1.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.11%) Open Source
4 7 (6.31%) Derivative
5 5 (4.50%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.60%) Online Games
6 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.70%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.80%) W3C
8 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.90%) Equities
9 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Linux
2 30 (27.03%) Windows
3 27 (24.32%) UNIX
4 7 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Web Development
2 22 (19.82%) OO
3 19 (17.12%) Refactoring
4 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.41%) UML
7 15 (13.51%) Project Management
7 15 (13.51%) Migration
7 15 (13.51%) Multithreading
7 15 (13.51%) Memory Management
8 14 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.61%) Use Case
8 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
9 10 (9.01%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.11%) ETL
10 9 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 26 (23.42%) VBA
3 25 (22.52%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.02%) C
5 16 (14.41%) C++
6 15 (13.51%) Java
7 10 (9.01%) Python
8 9 (8.11%) Ruby
8 9 (8.11%) PHP
9 8 (7.21%) Perl
10 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.50%) C#
12 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.21%) CCNA
5 7 (6.31%) CISSP
5 7 (6.31%) Degree
6 5 (4.50%) GPEN
6 5 (4.50%) CCIE
6 5 (4.50%) SSCP
6 5 (4.50%) GIAC
6 5 (4.50%) GCIH
6 5 (4.50%) CEH
7 2 (1.80%) CCSP
7 2 (1.80%) CCDP
7 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.80%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Snort
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) OPNET
2 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle
2 14 (12.61%) Cisco
3 8 (7.21%) IBM
4 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.41%) Juniper
6 5 (4.50%) Sun
6 5 (4.50%) McAfee
6 5 (4.50%) ArcSight
6 5 (4.50%) LogLogic
7 3 (2.70%) Cognos
7 3 (2.70%) Nokia
7 3 (2.70%) F5
7 3 (2.70%) Radware
7 3 (2.70%) Redback
8 1 (0.90%) Zend
8 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.90%) Pega
8 1 (0.90%) Informatica
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