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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reverse Engineering
UK
Rank 557 585 534
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -51
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 40 37 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.073% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.089% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 41
Median daily rate £450 £513 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £619 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £556 £398
% change year-on-year
-19.10% +39.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+130.00% -

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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 24 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 20 January 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 +29 35 £463 -11.90% 17
London +24 22 £525 +37.25% 7
Yorkshire +11 5 £450 -4.00%
Sheffield - 5 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
Wales - 5 £425 -
Newport - 4 £425 -
South Wales - 4 £425 -
North West +26 2 - -
Manchester +19 2 - -
Berkshire +15 2 - - 4
South East +13 2 - - 5
East of England -4 2 £650 +10.63%
Reading - 2 - - 3
Norwich - 2 £650 -
Norfolk - 2 £650 -
South West +5 1 - - 5
City of London -3 1 £400 -15.78% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £363 -
Warwickshire - 1 £363 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £363 -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 25 (32.05%) Java
2 20 (25.64%) Python
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) Big Data
4 15 (19.23%) Finance
5 14 (17.95%) Banking
5 14 (17.95%) Scala
5 14 (17.95%) Apache Spark
6 13 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 13 (16.67%) R
6 13 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 12 (15.38%) MapReduce
7 12 (15.38%) C
8 11 (14.10%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.82%) Oracle
9 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.82%) Retail
10 9 (11.54%) Malware Reverse Engineering
10 9 (11.54%) Legal
10 9 (11.54%) Unix
11 8 (10.26%) Linux
11 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.26%) Validation
11 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.97%) Perl
12 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
13 6 (7.69%) C++
13 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (7.69%) ERwin

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 14 (17.95%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.56%) SAS
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
1 5 (6.41%) SSL
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) Intranet
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.28%) ICMP
4 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) Big Data
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.85%) Informix
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Anywhere
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.56%) HBase
8 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) ERwin
2 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
3 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Banking
3 10 (12.82%) Retail
4 9 (11.54%) Legal
5 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Billing
7 2 (2.56%) Front Office
7 2 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Data Modeller
6 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Forensic Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Incident Responder
6 4 (5.13%) Perl Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Tester
7 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Salesforce Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) CGI
1 5 (6.41%) FastCGI
1 5 (6.41%) LAMP
2 4 (5.13%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) HTML5
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) J2EE
4 2 (2.56%) WPF
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) Embperl
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) Lucene
5 1 (1.28%) Matplotlib
5 1 (1.28%) Pandas
5 1 (1.28%) Sass
5 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.85%) Equities
3 3 (3.85%) Statistics
4 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.56%) FMCG
4 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Physics
5 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Unix
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 12 (15.38%) MapReduce
3 11 (14.10%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.54%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.26%) Validation
6 5 (6.41%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.41%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (6.41%) Migration
6 5 (6.41%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.41%) SDLC
6 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Web Development
7 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.13%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.85%) ERP
8 3 (3.85%) ETL
8 3 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) Java
2 20 (25.64%) Python
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) Scala
5 13 (16.67%) R
6 12 (15.38%) C
7 7 (8.97%) Perl
8 6 (7.69%) C++
9 5 (6.41%) Go
10 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.85%) VBA
12 2 (2.56%) Delphi
13 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) MiFID
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) CA
4 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) Borland
5 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.56%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.56%) Embarcadero
5 2 (2.56%) Juniper
5 2 (2.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) Alias
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) F5
6 1 (1.28%) hybris
6 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.28%) VMware