The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 599 616 607
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 51 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.067% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.083% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 10
Median daily rate £450 £425 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £589 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
44886 46891 44206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.24% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29645 30456 27407
Median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1108 1266 1195
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.76 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 48 £450 +5.88% 17
London -2 24 £475 -13.63% 5
North West +15 7 £413 +10.00%
South West +15 5 £350 -20.45% 8
South East +5 5 £425 -5.55% 1
Cheltenham - 5 £350 - 4
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 - 8
West Midlands -31 4 £490 +63.33% 1
Cheshire - 4 £425 -
Warrington - 4 £425 -
Coventry - 3 £490 - 1
East of England +10 2 £444 -22.82% 1
Manchester -3 2 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire -3 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Luton -4 2 £444 -22.82% 1
Bedfordshire -4 2 £444 -22.82% 1
Farnborough - 2 £425 -
Crawley - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
City of London +37 1 - - 1
Birmingham -14 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Cardiff - 1 £288 -
South Wales - 1 £288 -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £288 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reverse Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 32 (31.68%) SQL
2 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.72%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
5 22 (21.78%) Java
6 21 (20.79%) .NET
7 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
7 19 (18.81%) REST
8 17 (16.83%) MS Excel
9 16 (15.84%) Data Modelling
9 16 (15.84%) SOAP
9 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
9 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
10 15 (14.85%) Oracle
10 15 (14.85%) C
11 14 (13.86%) Finance
11 14 (13.86%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (12.87%) SOA
13 12 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (11.88%) C#
13 12 (11.88%) Linux
13 12 (11.88%) Migration
14 11 (10.89%) C++
14 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (10.89%) Big Data
14 11 (10.89%) Microservices
15 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
15 10 (9.90%) WCF
16 9 (8.91%) Scrum
16 9 (8.91%) T-SQL

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.92%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.94%) JBoss
3 4 (3.96%) SAS
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.97%) Confluence
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) Apache
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.99%) Mule
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 17 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
4 2 (1.98%) MS Office
5 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Boomi
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) DNS
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) FTP
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Network Security
2 2 (1.98%) SSL
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) Wireless
3 1 (0.99%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.99%) ICMP
3 1 (0.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.99%) SSH
3 1 (0.99%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (10.89%) Big Data
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.92%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.93%) Apache Hive
5 7 (6.93%) Data Mining
5 7 (6.93%) HBase
5 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.96%) MySQL
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (3.96%) Sqoop
8 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.97%) Impala
8 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.97%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.99%) Ant
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.99%) AppScan
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.99%) FxCop
4 1 (0.99%) MSTest
4 1 (0.99%) NuGet
4 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.99%) StyleCop
4 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Developer
2 19 (18.81%) Analyst
3 16 (15.84%) Architect
4 12 (11.88%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.90%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Penetration Tester
6 9 (8.91%) Tester
7 8 (7.92%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Data Modeller
9 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Designer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Big Data Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Designer
10 4 (3.96%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) .NET
2 19 (18.81%) REST
3 16 (15.84%) SOAP
4 10 (9.90%) WCF
5 8 (7.92%) Middleware
6 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (4.95%) JSON
8 4 (3.96%) EDI
8 4 (3.96%) JSON Schema
8 4 (3.96%) WF
8 4 (3.96%) WSDL
8 4 (3.96%) XML
9 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (2.97%) HTML
10 2 (1.98%) CGI
10 2 (1.98%) FastCGI
10 2 (1.98%) LAMP
11 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Data Structures
3 7 (6.93%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.94%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.95%) Reference Data
6 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.97%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.98%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.99%) Physics
9 1 (0.99%) Shadow IT
9 1 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.88%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Unix
3 6 (5.94%) Windows
4 4 (3.96%) Android
4 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Solaris
6 1 (0.99%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) Data Modelling
2 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.86%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (12.87%) SOA
5 12 (11.88%) Migration
6 11 (10.89%) Microservices
7 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.91%) Scrum
8 9 (8.91%) User Stories
9 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.93%) Analytics
10 7 (6.93%) Data Management
10 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.94%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (5.94%) ETL
11 6 (5.94%) Low Latency
11 6 (5.94%) TOGAF
11 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) SQL
2 22 (21.78%) Java
3 15 (14.85%) C
4 12 (11.88%) C#
5 11 (10.89%) C++
6 9 (8.91%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.93%) Python
8 6 (5.94%) Perl
8 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.97%) Ruby
9 3 (2.97%) Scala
9 3 (2.97%) VBA
10 2 (1.98%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.98%) Go
10 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.98%) R
11 1 (0.99%) COBOL
11 1 (0.99%) PHP
11 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) CEH
2 7 (6.93%) DV Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.97%) CREST Certified
4 3 (2.97%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) GIAC
5 2 (1.98%) CISSP
5 2 (1.98%) OSCP
5 2 (1.98%) SANS
6 1 (0.99%) CCIE
6 1 (0.99%) CCNP
6 1 (0.99%) CISA
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) ECSA
6 1 (0.99%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.98%) JTAG
2 1 (0.99%) COBIT
2 1 (0.99%) FISMA
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Ambari
2 2 (1.98%) Nmap
2 2 (1.98%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.99%) EnCase
3 1 (0.99%) FTK
3 1 (0.99%) Nessus
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) ServiceNow
3 7 (6.93%) Tableau
4 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.95%) IBM
6 4 (3.96%) Cognos
6 4 (3.96%) Dell
6 4 (3.96%) Informatica
6 4 (3.96%) NetSuite
6 4 (3.96%) Splunk
7 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.97%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.98%) Freescale
9 1 (0.99%) Cisco
9 1 (0.99%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.99%) F5
9 1 (0.99%) hybris
9 1 (0.99%) SAP
9 1 (0.99%) WSO2