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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 545 534 535
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 49 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.082% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 11
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£350 £440 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +23.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £633 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
41360 39367 34236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.18% 75.27% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26409 24837 20434
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1177 1180 1026
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 26 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 2 June 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 -20 34 £293 -35.00% 17
London -11 12 £293 -35.00% 6
South East -2 11 £319 -50.96% 3
Wales - 10 £388 -
South Wales - 9 £375 -
Newport - 9 £375 -
Hampshire - 7 - - 1
East of England - 7 £263 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £263 -
Cambridge - 6 £263 -
City of London +9 5 £293 -35.00% 2
Reading +5 3 £413 -36.53% 1
Berkshire +3 3 £413 -36.53% 1
Hook - 3 - -
South West -7 2 £331 +5.15% 3
Bristol - 2 £331 -
West Midlands -9 1 £375 - 1
Scotland -10 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £475 -
Essex - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £225 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £475 -
Belfast - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 29 (30.21%) SQL
2 26 (27.08%) Relational Database
3 25 (26.04%) Linux
4 24 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 21 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 19 (19.79%) Data Analysis
6 19 (19.79%) Oracle
7 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
7 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (17.71%) Logical Data Model
8 16 (16.67%) ERwin
8 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.63%) Finance
9 15 (15.63%) OO
9 15 (15.63%) Malware Analysis
10 14 (14.58%) RDBMS
10 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
10 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
10 14 (14.58%) Refactoring
11 13 (13.54%) UML
12 12 (12.50%) UNIX
12 12 (12.50%) Windows
12 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 12 (12.50%) C
12 12 (12.50%) C++
12 12 (12.50%) Use Case
13 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
13 11 (11.46%) Firewall
14 10 (10.42%) CA

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (5.21%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Mule
3 1 (1.04%) Papyrus
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
3 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.13%) Summit
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.04%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) Firewall
2 7 (7.29%) Network Security
2 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.21%) VLAN
3 5 (5.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.21%) SSL
3 5 (5.21%) VPN
3 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 5 (5.21%) RIP
3 5 (5.21%) OSPF
4 4 (4.17%) FWSM
4 4 (4.17%) IPsec
4 4 (4.17%) Intranet
4 4 (4.17%) Internet
4 4 (4.17%) SNMP
4 4 (4.17%) VoIP
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.08%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) Relational Database
2 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.58%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.25%) FileMaker
7 6 (6.25%) Data Mining
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.13%) MySQL
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (3.13%) Big Data
9 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.08%) MOLAP
9 2 (2.08%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) ERwin
2 7 (7.29%) Subversion
3 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 3 (3.13%) CppUnit
4 3 (3.13%) NUnit
4 3 (3.13%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.13%) GoogleTest
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Law
5 2 (2.08%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.04%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.04%) French Language
6 1 (1.04%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Data Modeller
3 11 (11.46%) Consultant
4 10 (10.42%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Technical Leader
5 9 (9.38%) Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Data Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) IP Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Malware Specialist
8 4 (4.17%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Perl Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) XML
2 4 (4.17%) FastCGI
2 4 (4.17%) LAMP
2 4 (4.17%) CGI
2 4 (4.17%) ODBC
3 3 (3.13%) SOAP
3 3 (3.13%) REST
4 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.08%) XSD
4 2 (2.08%) JSON
4 2 (2.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.04%) Symfony
5 1 (1.04%) Flash
5 1 (1.04%) Web Services
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.04%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) Taxonomies
4 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.08%) Replication
7 2 (2.08%) Online Games
7 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.04%) SCADA
8 1 (1.04%) CMDB
8 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.04%) VHDL
8 1 (1.04%) Verilog
8 1 (1.04%) Economics
8 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) UNIX
2 12 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 19 (19.79%) Data Analysis
3 17 (17.71%) Logical Data Model
4 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.63%) OO
5 15 (15.63%) Malware Analysis
6 14 (14.58%) Refactoring
7 13 (13.54%) UML
8 12 (12.50%) Use Case
9 10 (10.42%) Multithreading
9 10 (10.42%) Memory Management
9 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.42%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 10 (10.42%) Analytics
10 9 (9.38%) Validation
11 8 (8.33%) Time Management
11 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Open Source
12 7 (7.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.29%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.21%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) C
2 12 (12.50%) C++
3 7 (7.29%) Perl
4 6 (6.25%) PHP
4 6 (6.25%) Java
5 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) VBA
7 2 (2.08%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) Degree
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.21%) CCIE
5 5 (5.21%) CISSP
6 4 (4.17%) CCDP
6 4 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (4.17%) CCSP
7 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) HP APS
9 1 (1.04%) GCIH
9 1 (1.04%) CEH
9 1 (1.04%) CCNA
9 1 (1.04%) SSCP
9 1 (1.04%) GIAC
9 1 (1.04%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.04%) OPNET
2 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.42%) CA
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) IBM
5 5 (5.21%) Juniper
5 5 (5.21%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.17%) Radware
6 4 (4.17%) Nokia
6 4 (4.17%) Redback
7 3 (3.13%) Pega
7 3 (3.13%) BMC
7 3 (3.13%) Remedy
8 2 (2.08%) Netezza
8 2 (2.08%) Teradata
9 1 (1.04%) Zend
9 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.04%) Google
9 1 (1.04%) Business Objects
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