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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 579 616 609
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -7
Contract jobs citing RFID 24 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.069% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 -
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +134.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -
RFID
UK

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
6801 7219 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4120 4290 4372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 434 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 20 £325 - 1
London - 3 £425 -
North West - 1 £450 -
RFID
UK

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 (51.61%) Manufacturing
2 15 (48.39%) EMC
2 15 (48.39%) OrCAD
2 15 (48.39%) Schematic Capture
3 14 (45.16%) Contactless
4 11 (35.48%) NFC
5 10 (32.26%) Chartered Engineer
5 10 (32.26%) Degree
5 10 (32.26%) RS-232
5 10 (32.26%) Bluetooth
5 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
6 8 (25.81%) Smartcard
7 6 (19.35%) LTE
7 6 (19.35%) WLAN
8 5 (16.13%) Retail
9 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
9 4 (12.90%) C
9 4 (12.90%) Firmware
10 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (9.68%) C++
10 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 3 (9.68%) Validation
10 3 (9.68%) 802.15
10 3 (9.68%) Scrum
10 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (9.68%) ZigBee
10 3 (9.68%) 802.1X

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 (48.39%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) NFC
2 10 (32.26%) Bluetooth
2 10 (32.26%) Ethernet
2 10 (32.26%) RS-232
3 6 (19.35%) LTE
3 6 (19.35%) WLAN
4 3 (9.68%) 802.15
4 3 (9.68%) Wireless
4 3 (9.68%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 16 (51.61%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Design Engineer
1 15 (48.39%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 15 (48.39%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Digital Design Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) EMC Design Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) EMC Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) PCB Design Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) PCB Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Radio Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) RF Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Contactless
2 8 (25.81%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.68%) Scrum
2 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.68%) Validation
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Contract Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
2 3 (9.68%) C++
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Chartered Engineer
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) EMC