The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 610 597
Rank change year-on-year +37 -13  
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 34 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.077% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.093% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 25
Median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £639 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Reverse Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Reverse Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Reverse Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Engineering in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reverse Engineering in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reverse Engineering in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Reverse Engineering in the UK

Reverse Engineering
Top 19 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 26 June 2017. 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 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 +29 34 £438 -2.77% 14
London -5 19 £473 -6.43% 7
South West +9 5 £340 -2.85%
West Midlands +24 4 £320 -34.69%
East of England -11 4 £475 -
Birmingham - 4 £320 -
Bristol - 3 £340 -
Uxbridge - 3 £245 -
Norwich - 3 £475 -
Norfolk - 3 £475 -
Gloucestershire +8 2 £340 -2.85%
City of London -5 2 £460 - 2
Gloucester - 2 £340 -
South East +30 1 £475 -6.40% 3
North West +19 1 - -
Luton -9 1 £488 -18.75%
Bedfordshire -11 1 £488 -17.19%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Reverse Engineering.

1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) Python
3 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.86%) Oracle
5 13 (22.41%) Finance
6 12 (20.69%) Subversion
6 12 (20.69%) Big Data
7 10 (17.24%) Machine Learning
8 9 (15.52%) SQL
8 9 (15.52%) Perl
8 9 (15.52%) C
8 9 (15.52%) C#
8 9 (15.52%) Linux
8 9 (15.52%) Banking
8 9 (15.52%) Apache Spark
9 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (13.79%) MapReduce
9 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (13.79%) Scala
9 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.79%) Fixed Income
9 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 8 (13.79%) ETL
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
10 7 (12.07%) Unix
10 7 (12.07%) Web Services
10 7 (12.07%) Change Management
10 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration

Reverse Engineering
Co-occurring 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 9 (15.52%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Akamai
1 3 (5.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) DNS
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
1 6 (10.34%) SSL
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) ICMP
4 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
4 2 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.72%) Firewall
5 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Big Data
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.34%) OLAP
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.17%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.45%) HBase
7 2 (3.45%) Impala
7 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Subversion
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Burp Suite
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Front Office
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Back Office
5 3 (5.17%) Legal
6 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Insurance Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) CGI
2 6 (10.34%) FastCGI
3 5 (8.62%) .NET
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) Java EE
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.45%) Embperl
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) HTML5
5 2 (3.45%) LAMP
5 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (13.79%) Fixed Income
2 7 (12.07%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.72%) Equities
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Unix
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) SUSE
4 2 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Machine Learning
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) ETL
2 8 (13.79%) MapReduce
2 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.07%) Analytics
3 7 (12.07%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.07%) DevOps
3 7 (12.07%) Project Management
3 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.34%) OO
4 6 (10.34%) OOP
4 6 (10.34%) Refactoring
4 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
5 5 (8.62%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) Python
3 9 (15.52%) C
3 9 (15.52%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) Perl
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Scala
5 7 (12.07%) R
6 6 (10.34%) C++
6 6 (10.34%) Lisp
6 6 (10.34%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) Go
7 4 (6.90%) Ruby
8 2 (3.45%) COBOL
8 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) CFEngine
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.17%) Imperva
4 3 (5.17%) Incapsula
5 2 (3.45%) F5
5 2 (3.45%) Synopsys
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
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