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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reverse Engineering
Rank 584 567 557
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 40 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.049% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.064% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
44991 42314 38919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.81% 76.18% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29174 26141 23620
Average daily rate £418 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1214 1195 1121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 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 5 August 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 +2 34 £381 -4.68% 45
London +5 11 £444 +3.19% 11
South East -4 10 £338 - 10
Hampshire - 9 £450 - 2
East of England - 6 £575 - 9
Wales - 5 £425 -
City of London -3 4 £293 -26.87% 2
Luton - 4 £575 - 1
Newport - 4 £413 -
South Wales - 4 £413 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £575 - 2
Bristol -3 2 £331 -8.62% 1
South West -10 2 £331 +1.92% 5
North West - 2 £375 - 2
Manchester - 2 £375 -
West Midlands +3 1 £300 - 3
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £225 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £225 -
Hook - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (34.52%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 21 (25.00%) Oracle
3 21 (25.00%) Linux
4 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (22.62%) Data Analysis
5 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (19.05%) ERwin
6 16 (19.05%) Logical Data Model
7 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
8 14 (16.67%) Finance
8 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 13 (15.48%) Refactoring
9 13 (15.48%) OO
9 13 (15.48%) RDBMS
10 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 12 (14.29%) UML
11 11 (13.10%) C++
11 11 (13.10%) Use Case
11 11 (13.10%) Multithreading
11 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
11 11 (13.10%) Analytics
12 10 (11.90%) Memory Management
12 10 (11.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 10 (11.90%) C
12 10 (11.90%) UNIX
12 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (3.57%) Apache
1 3 (3.57%) SAS
1 3 (3.57%) Mule
2 1 (1.19%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Papyrus
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.57%) Summit
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.19%) Agresso
3 1 (1.19%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) HTTP
2 6 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) SSL
5 3 (3.57%) Intranet
5 3 (3.57%) Internet
5 3 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.19%) FWSM
6 1 (1.19%) InfiniBand
6 1 (1.19%) OSPF
6 1 (1.19%) RIP
6 1 (1.19%) SNMP
6 1 (1.19%) ATM
6 1 (1.19%) VoIP
6 1 (1.19%) FTP
6 1 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) DNS
6 1 (1.19%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 13 (15.48%) RDBMS
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
5 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (7.14%) FileMaker
8 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (5.95%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
11 3 (3.57%) Big Data
11 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.38%) MOLAP
12 2 (2.38%) MySQL
12 2 (2.38%) OLAP
12 2 (2.38%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) ERwin
2 3 (3.57%) Subversion
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
3 2 (2.38%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.19%) NUnit
4 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.19%) Moq
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.19%) French Language
5 1 (1.19%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 18 (21.43%) Data Modeller
3 10 (11.90%) Technical Leader
4 9 (10.71%) Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Data Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Perl Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) XML
2 5 (5.95%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) SOAP
2 5 (5.95%) JSON
2 5 (5.95%) REST
3 4 (4.76%) ODBC
4 3 (3.57%) Ajax
4 3 (3.57%) CGI
4 3 (3.57%) LAMP
4 3 (3.57%) WCF
4 3 (3.57%) FastCGI
5 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.38%) jQuery
5 2 (2.38%) HTML5
5 2 (2.38%) CSS3
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) XSD
5 2 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (1.19%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.95%) Taxonomies
5 4 (4.76%) Statistics
5 4 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.76%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.57%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.38%) Replication
7 2 (2.38%) Economics
7 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.38%) User Experience
8 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) UNIX
3 9 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Data Analysis
3 16 (19.05%) Logical Data Model
4 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.48%) Refactoring
5 13 (15.48%) OO
6 12 (14.29%) UML
7 11 (13.10%) Use Case
7 11 (13.10%) Multithreading
7 11 (13.10%) Analytics
8 10 (11.90%) Memory Management
8 10 (11.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 10 (11.90%) Validation
9 7 (8.33%) Time Management
10 6 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Service Management
10 6 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
10 6 (7.14%) Cyber Security
10 6 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) C++
3 10 (11.90%) C
4 7 (8.33%) Perl
5 5 (5.95%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.76%) C#
7 3 (3.57%) PHP
7 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) R
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) HP APS
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) CEH
5 2 (2.38%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.38%) SSCP
6 1 (1.19%) GIAC
6 1 (1.19%) GCIH
6 1 (1.19%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
6 1 (1.19%) CCSP
6 1 (1.19%) CCNA
6 1 (1.19%) CCDP
6 1 (1.19%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Snort
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) OPNET
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) CA
3 7 (8.33%) HP
4 5 (5.95%) BMC
4 5 (5.95%) Remedy
5 4 (4.76%) Teradata
5 4 (4.76%) Netezza
6 3 (3.57%) Pega
6 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (2.38%) Adobe
7 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) Temenos
8 1 (1.19%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) Redback
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Radware
8 1 (1.19%) Embarcadero
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