Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 782 788
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -35
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 77 84 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.086% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 62
England median daily rate £548 £431 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.96% -15.61% +27.75%
10th Percentile £326 £348 £301
90th Percentile £625 £653 £606
UK median daily rate £528 £425 £511
% change year-on-year +24.12% -16.83% +27.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
England median hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +80.00% -
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +120.00% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Reverse Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering in England

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reverse Engineering in England

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reverse Engineering in England

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reverse Engineering in England

Reverse Engineering
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 34 £500 +5.26% 9
North of England +72 20 £610 +50.15% 1
Yorkshire +31 16 £610 +41.45%
Midlands +33 14 £375 -23.47% 1
North West +12 10 £610 +52.50% 1
East Midlands - 8 £525 - 1
South West +8 7 £364 +3.93% 2
West Midlands +28 6 £323 -34.18%
North East - 6 £610 -
South East 0 1 - - 6
East of England -15 1 - - 1
Reverse Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 37 (48.05%) SQL
2 30 (38.96%) Java
3 29 (37.66%) Data Modelling
4 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (32.47%) ETL
5 25 (32.47%) Python
6 22 (28.57%) Oracle
7 20 (25.97%) Hadoop
7 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
8 19 (24.68%) Big Data
8 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (24.68%) DevOps
8 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (23.38%) Apache Hive
10 17 (22.08%) HBase
11 16 (20.78%) Informatica
11 16 (20.78%) Shell Script
12 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.18%) Scrum
12 14 (18.18%) Analytics
12 14 (18.18%) Open Source
12 14 (18.18%) Scala
12 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 12 (15.58%) Data Architecture
13 12 (15.58%) Subversion
13 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
13 12 (15.58%) CA
13 12 (15.58%) Project Management
13 12 (15.58%) Apache Spark
13 12 (15.58%) Impala

Reverse Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (15.58%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.79%) SAS
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Doxygen
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
1 4 (5.19%) HTTP
1 4 (5.19%) ICMP
1 4 (5.19%) SSL
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.90%) Network Security
2 3 (3.90%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) Intranet
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) Hadoop
1 20 (25.97%) NoSQL
2 19 (24.68%) Big Data
3 18 (23.38%) Apache Hive
4 17 (22.08%) HBase
5 12 (15.58%) Impala
6 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (12.99%) Sqoop
7 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
8 8 (10.39%) OLAP
8 8 (10.39%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (9.09%) Couchbase
10 6 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (7.79%) CouchDB
10 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
10 6 (7.79%) Pentaho
10 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Subversion
2 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.99%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (11.69%) ERwin
5 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Front Office
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Data Architect
4 9 (11.69%) Data Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Scala Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Data Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 4 (5.19%) DBA
9 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Data Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Kafka
1 10 (12.99%) RESTful
1 10 (12.99%) Spark Streaming
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 7 (9.09%) Akka
3 7 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 7 (9.09%) Middleware
4 6 (7.79%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (7.79%) Play Framework
4 6 (7.79%) XML
5 5 (6.49%) XForms
5 5 (6.49%) XSD
5 5 (6.49%) XSL
6 4 (5.19%) .NET
6 4 (5.19%) CGI
6 4 (5.19%) FastCGI
7 3 (3.90%) HTML
7 3 (3.90%) QML
7 3 (3.90%) Qt
8 2 (2.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.39%) Fixed Income
4 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.79%) Virtual Team
5 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.60%) PMI
8 1 (1.30%) CESG
8 1 (1.30%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Unix
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Android
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Data Modelling
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.47%) ETL
4 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (24.68%) DevOps
5 14 (18.18%) Analytics
5 14 (18.18%) Open Source
5 14 (18.18%) Scrum
6 12 (15.58%) Data Architecture
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
7 11 (14.29%) Data Management
7 11 (14.29%) MapReduce
8 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.69%) Data Integration
9 9 (11.69%) Data Strategy
9 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Data Governance
11 7 (9.09%) SFIA
11 7 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) SQL
2 30 (38.96%) Java
3 25 (32.47%) Python
4 16 (20.78%) Shell Script
5 14 (18.18%) Scala
6 9 (11.69%) C#
6 9 (11.69%) C++
7 8 (10.39%) Lisp
8 7 (9.09%) C
9 6 (7.79%) Perl
10 5 (6.49%) XPath
10 5 (6.49%) XQuery
11 4 (5.19%) Go
12 3 (3.90%) COBOL
12 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
13 2 (2.60%) PHP
13 2 (2.60%) Ruby
14 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.60%) CBAP
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (1.30%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) GCED
5 1 (1.30%) GCFA
5 1 (1.30%) GCIA
5 1 (1.30%) GCIH
5 1 (1.30%) GIAC
5 1 (1.30%) GREM
5 1 (1.30%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.79%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) GDPR
4 1 (1.30%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 16 (20.78%) Informatica
3 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (15.58%) CA
5 10 (12.99%) Talend
6 6 (7.79%) Tableau
7 5 (6.49%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (5.19%) SAP
9 3 (3.90%) Cloudera
9 3 (3.90%) Greenplum
10 2 (2.60%) Synopsys