The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 549 526 504
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs citing RFID 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.13% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
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£300 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 £258
% change year-on-year
- +94.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6809 5976 6520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.73% 13.43% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3877 3233 3179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 365 610
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RFID across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in England

RFID
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RFID Daily Rate Trend in England

RFID
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RFID Hourly Rate Trend in England

RFID
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 3 £300 -14.28%
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
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RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RFID also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RFID.

1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Local Government
3 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
3 3 (37.50%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) B2C
3 3 (37.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Business Development
3 3 (37.50%) NFC
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Syclo
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Kony
3 3 (37.50%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) UML

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RFID also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RFID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) B2B
2 3 (37.50%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CA
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
1 3 (37.50%) Syclo
1 3 (37.50%) Kony
1 3 (37.50%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio