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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 602 591 587
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 41 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.080% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.10% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 23
Median daily rate £450 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £465 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median 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
44197 44611 41541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.62% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29356 28750 26041
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 1189 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 19 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 29 June 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 +2 39 £450 +35.84% 21
London +16 19 £505 +54.19% 7
East of England +15 9 £475 +11.76%
North West - 6 £400 - 3
Bedfordshire +9 5 £589 +2.39%
Manchester - 4 £400 - 1
City of London +48 3 - - 2
Cambridge +19 3 £325 +20.93%
Cambridgeshire +15 3 £325 +20.93%
Luton +3 3 £600 +4.34%
Warrington - 2 £388 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £490 -
Cheshire - 2 £388 - 2
Essex +5 1 £200 -
South West -3 1 £350 +5.66% 3
South East -14 1 £508 +59.21% 5
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 - 3
Coventry - 1 £490 -
Cheltenham - 1 £350 - 2

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
3 30 (31.25%) .NET
3 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (30.21%) REST
5 25 (26.04%) SOAP
6 24 (25.00%) SQL
7 23 (23.96%) SOA
7 23 (23.96%) Software Engineering
8 21 (21.88%) C#
9 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 19 (19.79%) Microservices
11 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
11 17 (17.71%) Finance
12 16 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (15.63%) Java
13 15 (15.63%) Low Latency
14 14 (14.58%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 14 (14.58%) Middleware
14 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
15 13 (13.54%) WCF
16 12 (12.50%) Linux
16 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (12.50%) User Stories
17 11 (11.46%) JBoss
17 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
18 10 (10.42%) Windows
18 10 (10.42%) Security Testing
19 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 11 (11.46%) JBoss
2 8 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.29%) Confluence
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) Mule
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Network Security
2 4 (4.17%) Firewall
2 4 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.13%) DNS
3 3 (3.13%) FTP
3 3 (3.13%) HTTP
3 3 (3.13%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) S/MIME
3 3 (3.13%) Wireless
4 2 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.08%) LAN
4 2 (2.08%) SMTP
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) VPN
4 2 (2.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.04%) IPsec
5 1 (1.04%) MPLS
5 1 (1.04%) SSL
5 1 (1.04%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.33%) Big Data
4 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 6 (6.25%) HBase
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.21%) Sqoop
7 4 (4.17%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.13%) MS Access
8 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.08%) PowerPivot
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.04%) Ant
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.04%) AppScan
3 1 (1.04%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.04%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.04%) MSTest
3 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Banking
2 5 (5.21%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Architect
3 17 (17.71%) Technical Architect
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.54%) Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Consultant
7 9 (9.38%) Designer
7 9 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
7 9 (9.38%) Tester
8 8 (8.33%) Senior Designer
9 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Security Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.21%) .NET Designer
11 5 (5.21%) Big Data Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Hadoop Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Senior Big Data Developer
11 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.25%) .NET
2 29 (30.21%) REST
3 25 (26.04%) SOAP
4 14 (14.58%) Middleware
5 13 (13.54%) WCF
6 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (7.29%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.21%) Web Services
9 4 (4.17%) EDI
9 4 (4.17%) WF
9 4 (4.17%) WSDL
10 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (3.13%) XML
11 2 (2.08%) MDX
12 1 (1.04%) CSS
12 1 (1.04%) EJB
12 1 (1.04%) HTML
12 1 (1.04%) XSD
12 1 (1.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.21%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.21%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.08%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.04%) PKI
8 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.04%) SCADA
8 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Linux
2 10 (10.42%) Windows
3 4 (4.17%) Android
3 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.08%) Solaris
4 2 (2.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.04%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.96%) SOA
2 23 (23.96%) Software Engineering
3 19 (19.79%) Microservices
4 17 (17.71%) Data Modelling
5 16 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 15 (15.63%) Low Latency
7 12 (12.50%) User Stories
8 10 (10.42%) Security Testing
9 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.38%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.33%) Scrum
10 8 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (7.29%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.29%) ETL
11 7 (7.29%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (6.25%) Data Transformation
12 6 (6.25%) Information Security
12 6 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) SQL
2 21 (21.88%) C#
3 15 (15.63%) Java
4 9 (9.38%) C
5 6 (6.25%) Python
5 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.21%) C++
7 4 (4.17%) Perl
7 4 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.08%) VBA
9 1 (1.04%) COBOL
9 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) R
9 1 (1.04%) XPath
9 1 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) CREST Certified
3 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) GIAC
5 3 (3.13%) CEH
5 3 (3.13%) CISSP
5 3 (3.13%) OSCP
5 3 (3.13%) SANS
6 2 (2.08%) CISA
6 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 2 (2.08%) GCFA
7 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) CCIE
7 1 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CRISC
7 1 (1.04%) ECSA
7 1 (1.04%) GCFE
7 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) COBIT
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) FISMA
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Ambari
2 3 (3.13%) Nmap
3 2 (2.08%) Nessus
3 2 (2.08%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.04%) EnCase
4 1 (1.04%) FTK
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle
5 6 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.21%) Cognos
6 5 (5.21%) Tableau
7 4 (4.17%) Dell
7 4 (4.17%) NetSuite
7 4 (4.17%) Splunk
8 3 (3.13%) Cisco
9 2 (2.08%) Citrix
9 2 (2.08%) VMware
10 1 (1.04%) Apigee
10 1 (1.04%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.04%) HP
10 1 (1.04%) hybris
10 1 (1.04%) Mashery
10 1 (1.04%) Rally
10 1 (1.04%) WSO2
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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