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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK / England
Rank 552 591 575
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -16
Contract jobs citing RFID 18 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.045% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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
6291 6724 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.45% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 3957 3888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 353 381
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +36 15 £325 - 1
North West - 2 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
RFID
UK

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 (48.48%) Manufacturing
2 15 (45.45%) EMC
2 15 (45.45%) OrCAD
2 15 (45.45%) Schematic Capture
3 14 (42.42%) Contactless
4 13 (39.39%) NFC
5 11 (33.33%) Bluetooth
6 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) Chartered Engineer
6 10 (30.30%) RS-232
7 8 (24.24%) Smartcard
8 6 (18.18%) LTE
8 6 (18.18%) WLAN
9 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
9 5 (15.15%) C
9 5 (15.15%) Retail
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) C++
10 4 (12.12%) Firmware
11 3 (9.09%) Validation
11 3 (9.09%) Scrum
11 3 (9.09%) Project Management
11 3 (9.09%) Wireless
11 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
11 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
11 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (9.09%) 802.15

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 (45.45%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) NFC
2 11 (33.33%) Bluetooth
3 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
3 10 (30.30%) RS-232
4 6 (18.18%) LTE
4 6 (18.18%) WLAN
5 3 (9.09%) 802.15
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless
5 3 (9.09%) ZigBee
6 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 16 (48.48%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Design Engineer
1 15 (45.45%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 15 (45.45%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Digital Design Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) EMC Design Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) EMC Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) PCB Design Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) PCB Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Radio Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Contactless
2 8 (24.24%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Schematic Capture
2 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Scrum
3 3 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (3.03%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (3.03%) Android Development
4 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Case Management
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C
1 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
2 4 (12.12%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Chartered Engineer
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) EMC