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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reverse Engineering
UK
Rank 561 588 565
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 33 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.079% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 18
Median daily rate £475 £513 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £696 £639 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £569 £385
% change year-on-year
-20.87% +47.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 2017.

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 15 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +37 33 £475 -9.52% 15
London +33 25 £500 +28.20% 7
West Midlands +5 3 £363 - 3
Coventry - 2 £400 -
Sheffield - 2 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
South East +22 1 £525 +40.00% 3
North West +18 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £363 -
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Warwick - 1 £363 -
Staines - 1 £525 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 26 (33.77%) Java
2 22 (28.57%) Python
3 20 (25.97%) Big Data
4 18 (23.38%) Apache Spark
4 18 (23.38%) MapReduce
5 17 (22.08%) R
5 17 (22.08%) Machine Learning
5 17 (22.08%) Algorithms
5 17 (22.08%) Scala
6 15 (19.48%) Banking
7 13 (16.88%) Finance
7 13 (16.88%) SQL
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle
8 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
8 10 (12.99%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 9 (11.69%) Legal
9 9 (11.69%) Retail
10 8 (10.39%) Validation
10 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.39%) C
10 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
12 6 (7.79%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (7.79%) ERwin
12 6 (7.79%) Unix
13 5 (6.49%) Linux
13 5 (6.49%) CA

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 18 (23.38%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
1 3 (3.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) Big Data
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.90%) Informix
6 3 (3.90%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Anywhere
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) ERwin
2 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.60%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Burp Suite
General
1 15 (19.48%) Banking
2 13 (16.88%) Finance
3 9 (11.69%) Legal
3 9 (11.69%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Billing
4 3 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Front Office
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Data Modeller
6 5 (6.49%) Forensic Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Incident Responder
7 4 (5.19%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Lead Data Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) HTML
1 4 (5.19%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) CGI
2 3 (3.90%) FastCGI
2 3 (3.90%) HTML5
2 3 (3.90%) LAMP
2 3 (3.90%) Middleware
3 2 (2.60%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) J2EE
3 2 (2.60%) WPF
4 1 (1.30%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) jQuery
4 1 (1.30%) Lucene
4 1 (1.30%) Sass
4 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.90%) Equities
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.60%) FMCG
3 2 (2.60%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) MapReduce
2 17 (22.08%) Machine Learning
3 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
3 10 (12.99%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 8 (10.39%) Validation
5 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.79%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (6.49%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (6.49%) Scorecard
7 5 (6.49%) SDLC
8 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 4 (5.19%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.19%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.19%) Threat Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) Java
2 22 (28.57%) Python
3 17 (22.08%) R
3 17 (22.08%) Scala
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 8 (10.39%) C
6 4 (5.19%) Perl
7 3 (3.90%) C++
7 3 (3.90%) Go
7 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.90%) VBA
8 2 (2.60%) Delphi
9 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) MiFID
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) CA
4 4 (5.19%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.60%) Borland
5 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.60%) Embarcadero
5 2 (2.60%) Juniper
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
6 1 (1.30%) Alias
6 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.30%) Sun
6 1 (1.30%) VMware