Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 583 586
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 33 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.088% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.10% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 21
London median daily rate £525 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £355
90th Percentile £625 £696 £638
England median daily rate £545 £425 £505
% change year-on-year +28.24% -15.84% +26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £62.50 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% +80.00% -33.33%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering in London

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reverse Engineering in London

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reverse Engineering in London

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reverse Engineering in London

Reverse Engineering
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London -3 3 £475 +35.71% 1
East London - 2 - -
West London - 2 £398 - 2
Reverse Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 15 (45.45%) Java
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 14 (42.42%) ETL
3 12 (36.36%) Python
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (30.30%) DevOps
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (27.27%) Subversion
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 8 (24.24%) OLAP
7 8 (24.24%) C#
7 8 (24.24%) Lisp
7 8 (24.24%) Front Office
7 8 (24.24%) Fixed Income
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
7 8 (24.24%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
10 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
10 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
10 4 (12.12%) Big Data
10 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
10 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence

Reverse Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) ICMP
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (24.24%) OLAP
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
5 4 (12.12%) Big Data
5 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
5 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.06%) Couchbase
7 2 (6.06%) CouchDB
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.06%) HBase
7 2 (6.06%) Impala
7 2 (6.06%) QlikView
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) ERwin
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Front Office
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Malware Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.06%) Akka
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Flex
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Play Framework
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) FastCGI
4 1 (3.03%) Kafka
4 1 (3.03%) MDX
4 1 (3.03%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Fixed Income
3 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) PMI
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ETL
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (30.30%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Analytics
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
7 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Data Strategy
7 3 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (9.09%) Statistics
8 2 (6.06%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (6.06%) Data Validation
8 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) Python
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) Lisp
5 4 (12.12%) C
6 3 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) COBOL
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) Scala
8 1 (3.03%) Go
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CBAP
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 3 (9.09%) Greenplum
4 2 (6.06%) CA
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Synopsys
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Talend