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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 603 623 618
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 46 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.081% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.10% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 11
Median daily rate £444 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 30 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 25 September 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 +20 42 £450 -5.26% 21
London +5 21 £450 -14.28% 8
South East +24 6 £425 -5.55% 1
North West +21 4 £425 +8.97% 3
South West +18 4 - - 4
West Midlands -19 4 £490 +63.33% 2
Cheltenham - 4 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 3
Hampshire +9 3 £425 -5.55%
Warrington - 3 £425 -
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 1
City of London +13 2 £475 -8.30% 1
East of England +2 2 £444 -22.82% 3
Luton -8 2 £444 -23.65% 2
Bedfordshire -11 2 £444 -23.65% 2
Farnborough - 2 £425 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £495 -
Birmingham -9 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £288 -
South Wales - 1 £288 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £363 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £288 -

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (34.48%) SQL
2 20 (22.99%) Java
3 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.69%) C
4 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 16 (18.39%) Data Modelling
6 15 (17.24%) .NET
6 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (16.09%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
7 14 (16.09%) Linux
8 13 (14.94%) Oracle
8 13 (14.94%) C++
8 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
8 13 (14.94%) Finance
8 13 (14.94%) REST
9 11 (12.64%) Unix
10 10 (11.49%) SOAP
10 10 (11.49%) Migration
10 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
11 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
11 9 (10.34%) Banking
11 9 (10.34%) Data Management
11 9 (10.34%) Perl
12 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
12 8 (9.20%) Python
12 8 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (9.20%) WCF
12 8 (9.20%) Relational Database

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 8 (9.20%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.60%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.45%) JBoss
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) Mule
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Boomi
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) HTTP
2 4 (4.60%) SSL
3 3 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 2 (2.30%) Wireless
5 1 (1.15%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.15%) DHCP
5 1 (1.15%) FTP
5 1 (1.15%) ICMP
5 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.15%) SSH
5 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.15%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.05%) Big Data
3 7 (8.05%) Data Mining
3 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.60%) MySQL
7 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.45%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.45%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (3.45%) HBase
7 3 (3.45%) Impala
7 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.75%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.15%) AppScan
3 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.15%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.15%) FxCop
3 1 (1.15%) MSTest
3 1 (1.15%) NuGet
3 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.15%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Publishing
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Architect
4 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.34%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 9 (10.34%) Tester
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Data Modeller
8 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Applications Architect
9 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Migration Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Perl Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Data Migration Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) REST
3 10 (11.49%) SOAP
4 8 (9.20%) WCF
5 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.75%) HTML
5 5 (5.75%) JSON
6 4 (4.60%) CGI
6 4 (4.60%) EDI
6 4 (4.60%) FastCGI
6 4 (4.60%) JSON Schema
6 4 (4.60%) LAMP
6 4 (4.60%) WF
6 4 (4.60%) WSDL
6 4 (4.60%) XML
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (3.45%) HTML5
7 3 (3.45%) Middleware
8 2 (2.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.05%) Data Structures
3 6 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.75%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.45%) Equities
5 3 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.30%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) Physics
7 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Shadow IT
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
3 5 (5.75%) Windows
4 4 (4.60%) Android
4 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) Data Modelling
3 14 (16.09%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (11.49%) Migration
4 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 9 (10.34%) Data Management
6 7 (8.05%) Analytics
6 7 (8.05%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.05%) SOA
7 6 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (6.90%) Master Data Management
7 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Web Development
8 5 (5.75%) Microservices
8 5 (5.75%) Security Testing
8 5 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 20 (22.99%) Java
3 18 (20.69%) C
4 13 (14.94%) C++
5 9 (10.34%) Perl
6 8 (9.20%) Python
6 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.90%) C#
7 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.60%) Go
9 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (3.45%) Scala
10 2 (2.30%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.30%) VBA
11 1 (1.15%) COBOL
11 1 (1.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) R
11 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) CEH
2 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.45%) CREST Certified
5 3 (3.45%) Degree
5 3 (3.45%) GIAC
6 2 (2.30%) CISSP
6 2 (2.30%) OSCP
6 2 (2.30%) SANS
7 1 (1.15%) CCIE
7 1 (1.15%) CCNP
7 1 (1.15%) CISA
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.15%) ECSA
7 1 (1.15%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) JTAG
1 2 (2.30%) MiFID
2 1 (1.15%) COBIT
2 1 (1.15%) FISMA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Nmap
1 2 (2.30%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.15%) EnCase
2 1 (1.15%) FTK
2 1 (1.15%) Nessus
2 1 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) IBM
4 4 (4.60%) Dell
4 4 (4.60%) Informatica
4 4 (4.60%) NetSuite
4 4 (4.60%) Splunk
5 3 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.45%) Tableau
6 2 (2.30%) Freescale
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.15%) ESRI
7 1 (1.15%) F5
7 1 (1.15%) HP
7 1 (1.15%) hybris
7 1 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) WSO2