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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 508 552 541
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 78 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.047% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.063% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 13 15
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£375 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £257 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £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 - - -

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
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
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

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 22 December 2014.

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 27 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 22 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
England +20 73 £400 -5.88% 23
South East +3 26 £375 -11.76% 8
Yorkshire - 14 £400 -
London +10 11 £400 -33.33% 10
South Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
East of England -9 5 £400 +66.66% 2
Sheffield - 3 £350 -
Berkshire - 3 - - 6
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 -
Surrey -4 2 £400 - 1
City of London -6 1 £363 -9.37% 3
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
South West - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Manchester - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 57 (53.77%) SQL
2 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.13%) Finance
4 30 (28.30%) Windows
4 30 (28.30%) Linux
5 27 (25.47%) VBA
6 25 (23.58%) UNIX
6 25 (23.58%) Web Development
7 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
8 23 (21.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (18.87%) MS Excel
10 20 (18.87%) Banking
10 20 (18.87%) jQuery
10 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
10 20 (18.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 19 (17.92%) C
11 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
11 19 (17.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (16.98%) OO
13 17 (16.04%) Oracle
13 17 (16.04%) Firewall
14 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (15.09%) Subversion
14 16 (15.09%) Refactoring
14 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (14.15%) Project Management
15 15 (14.15%) Migration
16 14 (13.21%) C++
16 14 (13.21%) XML

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (4.72%) Apache
2 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.83%) JBoss
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) Firewall
2 12 (11.32%) HTTP
3 11 (10.38%) SSL
4 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.49%) DNS
5 8 (7.55%) Wireshark
5 8 (7.55%) VPN
5 8 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (5.66%) FTP
7 5 (4.72%) RIP
7 5 (4.72%) OSPF
7 5 (4.72%) VLAN
8 4 (3.77%) Intranet
9 3 (2.83%) Internet
9 3 (2.83%) DMVPN
9 3 (2.83%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.94%) SNMP
10 1 (0.94%) VoIP
10 1 (0.94%) IPsec
10 1 (0.94%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (18.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
6 8 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.66%) Ingres
8 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.72%) Big Data
10 4 (3.77%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.77%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.77%) MS Access
11 3 (2.83%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.83%) MySQL
12 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.89%) QlikView
12 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.89%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Subversion
2 12 (11.32%) GoogleTest
2 12 (11.32%) NUnit
3 11 (10.38%) CruiseControl
3 11 (10.38%) ClearCase
3 11 (10.38%) CppUnit
4 6 (5.66%) Ant
5 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.72%) ClearQuest
6 4 (3.77%) ERwin
7 3 (2.83%) Rational Rose
8 2 (1.89%) Toad
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (31.13%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Banking
3 9 (8.49%) Back Office
4 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.77%) Retail
6 4 (3.77%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Developer
3 11 (10.38%) Architect
4 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) VBA Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Technical Business Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Consultant
5 6 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Security Specialist
6 5 (4.72%) Perl Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Design Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Technical Leader
6 5 (4.72%) IP Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) TM1 Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) C Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) jQuery
2 19 (17.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (13.21%) XML
4 8 (7.55%) .NET
5 6 (5.66%) Motif
5 6 (5.66%) wxWidgets
6 5 (4.72%) FastCGI
6 5 (4.72%) CGI
7 4 (3.77%) REST
8 3 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.83%) Java EE
8 3 (2.83%) MDX
8 3 (2.83%) HTML
8 3 (2.83%) CSS
9 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.89%) XSD
9 2 (1.89%) XSLT
9 2 (1.89%) LAMP
9 2 (1.89%) Ajax
10 1 (0.94%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) Open Source
3 7 (6.60%) Derivative
4 5 (4.72%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.77%) Online Games
5 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 2 (1.89%) SCADA
6 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.89%) W3C
6 2 (1.89%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.89%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.94%) Equities
7 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Windows
1 30 (28.30%) Linux
2 25 (23.58%) UNIX
3 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) AIX
4 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) Web Development
2 18 (16.98%) OO
3 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.09%) Refactoring
4 15 (14.15%) Migration
4 15 (14.15%) Project Management
5 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.26%) UML
7 12 (11.32%) Multithreading
7 12 (11.32%) Memory Management
8 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.38%) Use Case
8 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.38%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (9.43%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.43%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.55%) ETL
10 8 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.77%) SQL
2 27 (25.47%) VBA
3 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.92%) C
5 14 (13.21%) C++
6 12 (11.32%) Java
7 11 (10.38%) Python
8 10 (9.43%) Ruby
9 8 (7.55%) Perl
9 8 (7.55%) PHP
10 6 (5.66%) C#
10 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.94%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.49%) CCNA
5 7 (6.60%) Degree
6 6 (5.66%) CISSP
6 6 (5.66%) SSCP
6 6 (5.66%) GIAC
6 6 (5.66%) GCIH
6 6 (5.66%) CEH
6 6 (5.66%) GPEN
7 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Snort
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) OPNET
2 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.04%) Oracle
3 14 (13.21%) Cisco
4 9 (8.49%) IBM
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.66%) ArcSight
6 6 (5.66%) LogLogic
6 6 (5.66%) Sun
7 5 (4.72%) Juniper
7 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.72%) McAfee
8 4 (3.77%) Cognos
9 3 (2.83%) F5
10 1 (0.94%) Radware
10 1 (0.94%) Redback
10 1 (0.94%) Pega
10 1 (0.94%) Informatica
10 1 (0.94%) Nokia
10 1 (0.94%) Sybase
10 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
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