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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 586 610 585
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 38 36 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.080% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 52
Median daily rate £406 £511 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +27.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £360 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £588 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +33.33%
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
40825 44928 44271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.52% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27182 29127 28771
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1081 1342 1219
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 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 4 December 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 +6 33 £406 -20.49% 21
London +7 15 £375 -27.60% 10
Yorkshire +24 8 £413 -12.00% 1
Sheffield - 8 £413 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £413 -
South East +23 5 £425 +13.33% 3
Wales - 5 £425 -
Berkshire +12 4 - - 2
City of London -5 4 £325 -36.39% 1
Newport - 4 £425 -
Reading - 4 - - 2
South Wales - 4 £425 -
East of England -5 2 £650 +19.54%
Norwich - 2 £650 -
Norfolk - 2 £650 -
Hampshire +24 1 £425 +13.33%
South West +9 1 - - 4
Southampton +9 1 £425 +13.33%
North West +1 1 - -
Manchester 0 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 £363 +3.57% 2
Warwickshire - 1 £363 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 - -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 30 (33.71%) SQL
2 20 (22.47%) Java
2 20 (22.47%) Data Modelling
3 18 (20.22%) C
3 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
4 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
5 15 (16.85%) Banking
5 15 (16.85%) Oracle
6 14 (15.73%) Linux
6 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
7 13 (14.61%) C++
7 13 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (13.48%) Unix
9 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
9 11 (12.36%) Migration
10 10 (11.24%) Finance
11 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (10.11%) Python
11 9 (10.11%) Perl
11 9 (10.11%) Retail
11 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
12 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (8.99%) Big Data
12 8 (8.99%) Data Management
12 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
12 8 (8.99%) Validation
13 7 (7.87%) Legal
13 7 (7.87%) MS Excel

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 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.37%) SAS
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) HTTP
1 5 (5.62%) SSL
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) Intranet
2 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.12%) ICMP
4 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.99%) Big Data
4 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.62%) MySQL
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.49%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.49%) Cloudera CDH
7 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.49%) HBase
7 4 (4.49%) Impala
7 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Anywhere
8 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) ERwin
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.62%) Subversion
3 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.12%) AppScan
5 1 (1.12%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.12%) FxCop
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.12%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.12%) NuGet
5 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.12%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (16.85%) Banking
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 9 (10.11%) Retail
4 7 (7.87%) Legal
5 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Publishing
6 3 (3.37%) Billing
7 2 (2.25%) Front Office
7 2 (2.25%) Marketing
8 1 (1.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Data Modeller
4 10 (11.24%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Architect
6 8 (8.99%) Penetration Tester
6 8 (8.99%) Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Incident Responder
9 4 (4.49%) Migration Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Perl Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Salesforce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) CGI
1 5 (5.62%) FastCGI
1 5 (5.62%) HTML
1 5 (5.62%) JSON
1 5 (5.62%) LAMP
1 5 (5.62%) XML
2 4 (4.49%) JSON Schema
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) HTML5
3 3 (3.37%) Middleware
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 3 (3.37%) WPF
4 2 (2.25%) J2EE
5 1 (1.12%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) Embperl
5 1 (1.12%) jQuery
5 1 (1.12%) Lucene
5 1 (1.12%) SOAP
5 1 (1.12%) WCF
5 1 (1.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.49%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.37%) Equities
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.25%) FMCG
5 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Physics
6 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Shadow IT
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Unix
3 3 (3.37%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Data Modelling
2 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.61%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (12.36%) Migration
5 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
5 8 (8.99%) Data Management
5 8 (8.99%) Validation
6 7 (7.87%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (7.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.74%) Analytics
7 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.74%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (6.74%) Master Data Management
8 5 (5.62%) Business Process Mapping
8 5 (5.62%) E-Discovery
8 5 (5.62%) Security Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (5.62%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) SQL
2 20 (22.47%) Java
3 18 (20.22%) C
4 13 (14.61%) C++
5 9 (10.11%) Perl
5 9 (10.11%) Python
6 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.62%) Go
8 4 (4.49%) Scala
8 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.25%) Delphi
9 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) VBA
10 1 (1.12%) C#
10 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) CEH
2 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.37%) GIAC
6 2 (2.25%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.12%) ECSA
7 1 (1.12%) OSCP
7 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) JTAG
1 2 (2.25%) MiFID
2 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.12%) Nmap
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) CA
4 4 (4.49%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.49%) IBM
4 4 (4.49%) Informatica
4 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.37%) Embarcadero
5 3 (3.37%) Tableau
6 2 (2.25%) Borland
6 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.25%) Freescale
6 2 (2.25%) Juniper
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.12%) F5
7 1 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.12%) Splunk
7 1 (1.12%) Sun
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
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