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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 553 540 502
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -38
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 46 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.058% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £625 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £415 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
-17.05% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 27 March 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 +7 44 £375 -40.00% 45
London +1 14 £363 -42.00% 14
South East -19 14 £394 -24.95% 14
Hampshire - 10 £394 -
City of London +18 5 £330 -40.00% 5
West Midlands - 5 £375 - 3
Reading +3 4 - - 8
Berkshire -6 4 - - 8
Birmingham - 2 £375 - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
Scotland -7 1 - - 4
South West -13 1 £425 - 7
North West - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 3
Guildford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 5
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (44.26%) SQL
2 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
3 33 (27.05%) Linux
3 33 (27.05%) Finance
4 31 (25.41%) Windows
5 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (20.49%) Web Development
6 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
6 25 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (18.85%) UNIX
7 23 (18.85%) MS Excel
8 22 (18.03%) OO
8 22 (18.03%) VBA
8 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
9 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
10 20 (16.39%) C
10 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (16.39%) Refactoring
10 20 (16.39%) jQuery
10 20 (16.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 19 (15.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (15.57%) UML
12 18 (14.75%) Data Modelling
12 18 (14.75%) Subversion
12 18 (14.75%) Firewall
12 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
13 17 (13.93%) Use Case
13 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
13 17 (13.93%) C++

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.10%) Apache
2 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.64%) SAS
3 2 (1.64%) JBoss
3 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.82%) Mule
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (18.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.64%) SPSS
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.64%) Summit
2 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.82%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.75%) Firewall
2 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.38%) SSL
3 9 (7.38%) HTTP
4 8 (6.56%) Network Security
5 7 (5.74%) RIP
5 7 (5.74%) VPN
5 7 (5.74%) DNS
5 7 (5.74%) OSPF
5 7 (5.74%) VLAN
6 6 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.10%) Wireshark
7 5 (4.10%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (4.10%) IPsec
7 5 (4.10%) SNMP
7 5 (4.10%) VoIP
7 5 (4.10%) FTP
7 5 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.10%) FWSM
8 4 (3.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
4 20 (16.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.92%) Ingres
7 6 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.92%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.10%) Big Data
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (2.46%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.46%) MySQL
11 2 (1.64%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Subversion
2 15 (12.30%) GoogleTest
2 15 (12.30%) NUnit
3 14 (11.48%) CruiseControl
3 14 (11.48%) ClearCase
3 14 (11.48%) CppUnit
4 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.74%) ERwin
6 6 (4.92%) Ant
7 5 (4.10%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.46%) Rational Rose
9 2 (1.64%) Toad
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.64%) JIRA
10 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.38%) Back Office
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
6 4 (3.28%) Games
6 4 (3.28%) Law
7 2 (1.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 40 (32.79%) Developer
2 21 (17.21%) SQL Developer
3 19 (15.57%) Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Architect
5 9 (7.38%) Consultant
5 9 (7.38%) Data Modeller
5 9 (7.38%) Technical Leader
6 8 (6.56%) Data Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.74%) Design Engineer
7 7 (5.74%) IP Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) VBA Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Security Specialist
9 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.10%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) jQuery
2 19 (15.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 13 (10.66%) XML
4 8 (6.56%) .NET
5 6 (4.92%) Motif
5 6 (4.92%) wxWidgets
5 6 (4.92%) REST
6 4 (3.28%) FastCGI
6 4 (3.28%) CGI
7 3 (2.46%) CSS
7 3 (2.46%) SOAP
7 3 (2.46%) HTML
8 2 (1.64%) Catalyst
8 2 (1.64%) Embperl
8 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.64%) XSD
8 2 (1.64%) XSLT
8 2 (1.64%) LAMP
8 2 (1.64%) Ajax
8 2 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.38%) Open Source
4 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.74%) Derivative
5 4 (3.28%) Online Games
6 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.64%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) W3C
8 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.82%) SCADA
8 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.05%) Linux
2 31 (25.41%) Windows
3 23 (18.85%) UNIX
4 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) Web Development
2 22 (18.03%) OO
3 20 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.39%) Refactoring
4 19 (15.57%) UML
5 18 (14.75%) Data Modelling
6 17 (13.93%) Use Case
6 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.11%) Multithreading
7 16 (13.11%) Memory Management
8 15 (12.30%) Migration
9 14 (11.48%) Configuration Management
9 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.20%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (8.20%) ETL
11 9 (7.38%) Project Management
11 9 (7.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 9 (7.38%) Technical Analysis
12 8 (6.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.26%) SQL
2 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.03%) VBA
4 20 (16.39%) C
5 17 (13.93%) C++
6 15 (12.30%) Java
7 8 (6.56%) PHP
7 8 (6.56%) Python
8 6 (4.92%) Ruby
8 6 (4.92%) Perl
9 5 (4.10%) C#
10 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.38%) CISSP
5 8 (6.56%) Degree
6 6 (4.92%) CCIE
7 5 (4.10%) CCNA
7 5 (4.10%) SSCP
7 5 (4.10%) GIAC
7 5 (4.10%) GCIH
7 5 (4.10%) CEH
7 5 (4.10%) GPEN
8 4 (3.28%) CCDP
8 4 (3.28%) CCSP
8 4 (3.28%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.46%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Snort
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) OPNET
2 1 (0.82%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.11%) Oracle
3 12 (9.84%) Cisco
4 10 (8.20%) IBM
5 7 (5.74%) Juniper
5 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.74%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.10%) Nokia
6 5 (4.10%) Redback
6 5 (4.10%) Sun
6 5 (4.10%) McAfee
6 5 (4.10%) Radware
6 5 (4.10%) ArcSight
6 5 (4.10%) LogLogic
7 4 (3.28%) Pega
8 2 (1.64%) F5
8 2 (1.64%) BMC
8 2 (1.64%) HP
8 2 (1.64%) Remedy
9 1 (0.82%) Netezza
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