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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 527 540 504
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 49 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.052% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
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£397 £650 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.92% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £445 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £725 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £520
% change year-on-year
-7.29% -18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 29 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 27 February 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 +8 49 £397 -38.92% 29
South East -16 15 £385 -9.52% 8
Hampshire -4 10 £385 -9.52%
London -18 10 £400 -40.74% 9
Yorkshire - 10 £350 - 2
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Berkshire - 4 - - 5
Reading - 3 - - 5
City of London +14 1 £550 -13.72% 2
South West -25 1 £425 - 4
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Slough - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Scotland - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (45.69%) SQL
2 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
3 35 (30.17%) Finance
4 32 (27.59%) Linux
5 30 (25.86%) Windows
6 26 (22.41%) UNIX
7 25 (21.55%) VBA
7 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
7 25 (21.55%) Web Development
8 23 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
9 22 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (18.97%) C
9 22 (18.97%) OO
9 22 (18.97%) MS Excel
10 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (17.24%) jQuery
10 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
11 19 (16.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (16.38%) Refactoring
11 19 (16.38%) Subversion
12 18 (15.52%) C++
12 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
12 18 (15.52%) UML
13 17 (14.66%) Firewall
13 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
14 16 (13.79%) Java
15 15 (12.93%) Use Case

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.59%) JBoss
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) Mule
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
4 1 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 22 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) SPSS
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.72%) Summit
2 2 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.86%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) Firewall
2 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.48%) HTTP
4 10 (8.62%) SSL
5 8 (6.90%) DNS
6 7 (6.03%) Network Security
7 6 (5.17%) OSPF
7 6 (5.17%) VPN
7 6 (5.17%) RIP
7 6 (5.17%) VLAN
8 5 (4.31%) Wireshark
8 5 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.31%) FTP
9 4 (3.45%) SNMP
9 4 (3.45%) VoIP
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (3.45%) Intranet
9 4 (3.45%) IPsec
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.45%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.17%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.17%) Ingres
7 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.31%) Big Data
9 4 (3.45%) MySQL
9 4 (3.45%) Data Mining
9 4 (3.45%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.59%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.72%) MS Access
11 2 (1.72%) OLAP
11 2 (1.72%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Subversion
2 15 (12.93%) GoogleTest
2 15 (12.93%) NUnit
3 14 (12.07%) CruiseControl
3 14 (12.07%) ClearCase
3 14 (12.07%) CppUnit
4 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.17%) Ant
6 5 (4.31%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.59%) Rational Rose
7 3 (2.59%) ERwin
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.72%) Toad
9 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.76%) Back Office
5 4 (3.45%) Law
5 4 (3.45%) Games
6 3 (2.59%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) Developer
2 20 (17.24%) Analyst
3 19 (16.38%) SQL Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Architect
5 10 (8.62%) Consultant
6 8 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.03%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.03%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.17%) VBA Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Security Specialist
8 6 (5.17%) IP Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Perl Developer
10 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.24%) jQuery
2 19 (16.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (12.07%) XML
4 8 (6.90%) .NET
5 7 (6.03%) REST
6 6 (5.17%) wxWidgets
6 6 (5.17%) Motif
7 5 (4.31%) CGI
7 5 (4.31%) FastCGI
8 3 (2.59%) Catalyst
8 3 (2.59%) Embperl
8 3 (2.59%) MDX
8 3 (2.59%) HTML
8 3 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.59%) Java EE
8 3 (2.59%) CSS
8 3 (2.59%) SOAP
9 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.72%) XSD
9 2 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.76%) Open Source
4 7 (6.03%) Derivative
5 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) Online Games
7 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.72%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.72%) W3C
8 2 (1.72%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) Equities
9 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.59%) Linux
2 30 (25.86%) Windows
3 26 (22.41%) UNIX
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) AIX
5 1 (0.86%) Solaris
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Web Development
2 22 (18.97%) OO
3 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.38%) Refactoring
5 18 (15.52%) UML
6 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.93%) Use Case
7 15 (12.93%) Multithreading
7 15 (12.93%) Memory Management
8 14 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.07%) Migration
8 14 (12.07%) Configuration Management
9 13 (11.21%) ETL
10 12 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 12 (10.34%) Project Management
11 10 (8.62%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.62%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.76%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (45.69%) SQL
2 25 (21.55%) VBA
2 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.97%) C
4 18 (15.52%) C++
5 16 (13.79%) Java
6 11 (9.48%) Python
7 10 (8.62%) PHP
8 9 (7.76%) Ruby
9 8 (6.90%) Perl
10 6 (5.17%) C#
10 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.86%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.90%) CISSP
4 8 (6.90%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) CCIE
5 5 (4.31%) CCNA
5 5 (4.31%) SSCP
5 5 (4.31%) GIAC
5 5 (4.31%) GCIH
5 5 (4.31%) CEH
5 5 (4.31%) GPEN
6 3 (2.59%) CCDP
6 3 (2.59%) CCSP
6 3 (2.59%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (2.59%) VCP4
7 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) OPNET
2 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) Cisco
3 9 (7.76%) IBM
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.17%) Juniper
6 5 (4.31%) Sun
6 5 (4.31%) McAfee
6 5 (4.31%) ArcSight
6 5 (4.31%) LogLogic
7 4 (3.45%) Radware
7 4 (3.45%) Redback
7 4 (3.45%) Nokia
8 3 (2.59%) Pega
8 3 (2.59%) F5
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos
10 1 (0.86%) Zend
10 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.86%) Temenos
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