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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 594 559 569
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 49 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.094% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 28
Median daily rate £434 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.92% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £256 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £450 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £34.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.00%

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 17 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 31 May 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 47 £434 +48.29% 28
London +18 23 £400 +36.75% 7
East of England +15 16 £588 +123.80%
Bedfordshire - 12 £590 -
Luton - 8 £594 -
City of London +39 4 £400 +36.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £325 +23.80%
Cambridge 0 3 £325 +23.80%
West Midlands -16 3 £463 +23.33% 1
South East -29 2 £508 +59.21% 9
North West - 2 £310 - 3
Manchester - 2 £310 - 2
Hampshire -4 1 - - 4
Coventry - 1 £463 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 £608 -
Essex - 1 £200 -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 37 (39.36%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (32.98%) .NET
2 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
3 30 (31.91%) REST
4 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (27.66%) SOAP
6 24 (25.53%) SOA
6 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
7 22 (23.40%) C#
8 20 (21.28%) Microservices
9 19 (20.21%) SQL
9 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
9 19 (20.21%) Finance
10 16 (17.02%) Low Latency
11 15 (15.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
12 14 (14.89%) Middleware
12 14 (14.89%) WCF
13 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
13 13 (13.83%) Java
14 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (11.70%) User Stories
15 11 (11.70%) JBoss
15 11 (11.70%) Red Hat
16 10 (10.64%) Scrum
17 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
17 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration 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 (11.70%) JBoss
2 8 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.45%) Confluence
4 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) Mule
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) MS Office
4 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Network Security
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 4 (4.26%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.19%) DNS
4 3 (3.19%) FTP
4 3 (3.19%) HTTP
4 3 (3.19%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) S/MIME
4 3 (3.19%) Wireless
5 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.13%) LAN
5 2 (2.13%) SMTP
5 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) WAN
5 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.06%) IPsec
6 1 (1.06%) MPLS
6 1 (1.06%) SSH
6 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.45%) Big Data
3 7 (7.45%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.38%) Apache Hive
4 6 (6.38%) HBase
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (6.38%) Sqoop
5 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.19%) MS Access
7 2 (2.13%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) DB2
8 1 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JIRA
2 2 (2.13%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.06%) Ant
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.06%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.06%) MSTest
3 1 (1.06%) Selenium
3 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Architect
3 16 (17.02%) Technical Architect
4 15 (15.96%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.83%) Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) Consultant
6 10 (10.64%) Designer
7 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Security Consultant
7 8 (8.51%) Senior Designer
8 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.32%) .NET Designer
10 5 (5.32%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Security Specialist
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Big Data Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Hadoop Developer
10 5 (5.32%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.98%) .NET
2 30 (31.91%) REST
3 26 (27.66%) SOAP
4 14 (14.89%) Middleware
4 14 (14.89%) WCF
5 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.32%) Web Services
8 4 (4.26%) EDI
8 4 (4.26%) WF
8 4 (4.26%) WSDL
8 4 (4.26%) XML
9 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.13%) MDX
10 2 (2.13%) XForms
10 2 (2.13%) XSD
10 2 (2.13%) XSL
11 1 (1.06%) JPA
11 1 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.36%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.45%) Cryptography
4 6 (6.38%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.06%) Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.06%) Fintech
8 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.06%) PKI
8 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.06%) SCADA
8 1 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) SOA
2 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 20 (21.28%) Microservices
4 16 (17.02%) Low Latency
5 15 (15.96%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (11.70%) User Stories
8 10 (10.64%) Scrum
9 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.51%) Data Transformation
10 8 (8.51%) ETL
10 8 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (8.51%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (7.45%) Threat Modelling
12 6 (6.38%) AOP
12 6 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) C#
2 19 (20.21%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) Java
4 8 (8.51%) C
5 5 (5.32%) Python
5 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.19%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.13%) R
7 2 (2.13%) Ruby
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.13%) VBA
7 2 (2.13%) XPath
7 2 (2.13%) XQuery
8 1 (1.06%) COBOL
8 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.45%) CREST Certified
4 6 (6.38%) CISSP
5 3 (3.19%) OSCP
5 3 (3.19%) SANS
6 2 (2.13%) CISA
6 2 (2.13%) Degree
6 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) GCFA
7 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) CCIE
7 1 (1.06%) CCNP
7 1 (1.06%) CEH
7 1 (1.06%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CRISC
7 1 (1.06%) GCFE
7 1 (1.06%) GIAC
7 1 (1.06%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.13%) COBIT
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) FISMA
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Ambari
2 2 (2.13%) Nessus
2 2 (2.13%) Nmap
3 1 (1.06%) EnCase
3 1 (1.06%) FTK
3 1 (1.06%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.51%) ServiceNow
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle
5 6 (6.38%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.38%) Cognos
5 6 (6.38%) Tableau
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco
6 4 (4.26%) Dell
6 4 (4.26%) NetSuite
7 3 (3.19%) Rally
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix
8 2 (2.13%) Meraki
8 2 (2.13%) Splunk
8 2 (2.13%) VMware
9 1 (1.06%) EMC
9 1 (1.06%) ESRI
9 1 (1.06%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) Remedy
9 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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