Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Reverse Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Reverse Engineering
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 234 265
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31 +36
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.042% 0.090% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.10% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
City of London median daily rate £475 £350 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -31.51% +40.97%
10th Percentile £463 £275 £367
90th Percentile £488 £463 £598
Central London median daily rate £475 £350 £511
% change year-on-year +35.71% -31.51% +40.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Reverse Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6319 5832 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.37% 87.48% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5024 4654 6069
City of London median daily rate £511 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.55 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.36 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.80% -9.52% +16.67%

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Reverse Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Reverse Engineering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Impala
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio

Reverse Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Impala
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Data Validation
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Encryption
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Talend