The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reverse Engineering
Rank 550 511 553
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +42
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 37 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.069% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.095% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 18
Average daily rate £563 £475 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +48.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £718 £547 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £520 £305
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +70.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 25 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 36 £600 +26.31% 10
London -24 20 £613 +44.11% 5
South West -16 10 £425 -18.26% 2
City of London -13 4 £450 -7.69% 3
South East -14 4 £588 - 2
Berkshire -8 2 £650 - 1
Reading - 2 £650 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £423 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 - 2
Gloucester - 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (28.07%) Banking
1 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
4 12 (21.05%) C
4 12 (21.05%) Linux
5 11 (19.30%) UNIX
5 11 (19.30%) Objective-C
5 11 (19.30%) DV Cleared
5 11 (19.30%) Android
5 11 (19.30%) Apple iOS
5 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
6 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
6 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
6 10 (17.54%) C++
6 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (15.79%) HPUX
7 9 (15.79%) XML
7 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 9 (15.79%) Cryptography
7 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (15.79%) Wireshark
7 9 (15.79%) Data Architecture
8 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
8 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 7 (12.28%) Firewall
9 7 (12.28%) UML
9 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.28%) Credit Risk

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Wireshark
2 7 (12.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) FWSM
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.75%) Multicast
3 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.75%) IntruShield
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) OLTP
4 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.26%) Big Data
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) VLDB
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) ERwin
1 2 (3.51%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) GDB
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (28.07%) Banking
2 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Front Office
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Avionics
5 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Data Modeller
5 8 (14.04%) Security Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.75%) IT Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) LINQ
4 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) WinForms
5 1 (1.75%) CGI
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
5 1 (1.75%) J2EE
5 1 (1.75%) XSLT
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) HTML5
5 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.75%) REST
5 1 (1.75%) FastCGI
5 1 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.79%) Cryptography
3 7 (12.28%) Credit Risk
4 6 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 6 (10.53%) PKI
5 3 (5.26%) Statistics
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.75%) VHDL
7 1 (1.75%) Verilog
7 1 (1.75%) Equities
7 1 (1.75%) STB
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.75%) PDA
7 1 (1.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) UNIX
3 11 (19.30%) Android
3 11 (19.30%) Apple iOS
4 9 (15.79%) HPUX
5 1 (1.75%) Debian
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Data Modelling
2 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (15.79%) Data Architecture
3 7 (12.28%) UML
3 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security
5 5 (8.77%) OWASP
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (7.02%) Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) ETL
7 3 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.26%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) C
3 11 (19.30%) Objective-C
4 10 (17.54%) C++
5 5 (8.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.51%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) VBA
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) PHP5
7 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) CISM
4 3 (5.26%) GIAC
4 3 (5.26%) GCIH
4 3 (5.26%) CISSP
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
1 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) IBM
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Trillium
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Telerik
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) McAfee
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) F5
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.75%) Mentor Graphics
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