The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank - - 199
Contract jobs citing RFID 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
RFID
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
544 751 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.43% 13.59% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 556 502
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RFID as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RFID
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RFID across the City of London region.

RFID Daily Rate Trend in the City of London