The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK / England
Rank 553 613 586
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -27
Contract jobs citing RFID 19 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.044% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £110 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-74.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.06 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.06 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+14.46% -

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
6258 6798 7137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.49% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4088 3970
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 293 425
Median hourly rate £20.74 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing RFID as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RFID across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

RFID Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RFID across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

RFID Hourly Rate Histogram in England

RFID
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 RFID within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
South East +25 12 £110 - 2
North West +18 4 £450 +5.88%
London +7 2 £110 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
RFID
UK

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RFID 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 RFID.

1 16 (39.02%) Manufacturing
2 15 (36.59%) EMC
2 15 (36.59%) NFC
2 15 (36.59%) OrCAD
2 15 (36.59%) Schematic Capture
3 13 (31.71%) Contactless
4 10 (24.39%) RS-232
4 10 (24.39%) Chartered Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
4 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
4 10 (24.39%) Degree
5 7 (17.07%) Smartcard
6 6 (14.63%) WLAN
6 6 (14.63%) Wireless
6 6 (14.63%) LTE
7 5 (12.20%) Retail
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.76%) C++
8 4 (9.76%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) C
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Case Management
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile First
9 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
9 3 (7.32%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (7.32%) ZigBee
9 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things

RFID
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 15 (36.59%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) NFC
2 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
2 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
2 10 (24.39%) RS-232
3 6 (14.63%) LTE
3 6 (14.63%) Wireless
3 6 (14.63%) WLAN
4 3 (7.32%) 802.15
4 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 3 (7.32%) ZigBee
5 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) SMTP
6 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.44%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (39.02%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Design Engineer
1 15 (36.59%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 15 (36.59%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Digital Design Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) EMC Design Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) EMC Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) PCB Design Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) PCB Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Radio Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Cabling Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Maximo Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Contactless
2 7 (17.07%) Smartcard
3 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Schematic Capture
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Case Management
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile First
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) Validation
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) SOA
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
1 4 (9.76%) C++
1 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Embedded C++
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Chartered Engineer
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) HL7
1 1 (2.44%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) EMC
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
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