The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 563 533 554
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Contract jobs citing RFID 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.044% 0.094% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £303 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +27.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £303 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £303 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £303 £100
% change year-on-year
+11.38% +203.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £7.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £7.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6885 6381 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.70% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3407 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 426 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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
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 31 July 2014.

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
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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -9 2 £338 - 1
London - 1 £450 - 4
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
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RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 2 (13.33%) JTAG
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Mapinfo
3 2 (13.33%) Windows CE
3 2 (13.33%) EPoS
3 2 (13.33%) SMS
3 2 (13.33%) WAP
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) GSM
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Flash
3 2 (13.33%) J2ME

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) GSM
1 2 (13.33%) SMS
1 2 (13.33%) RTCP
1 2 (13.33%) RTP
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) NFC
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (53.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) SyncML
2 2 (13.33%) KML
2 2 (13.33%) Flash
2 2 (13.33%) J2ME
2 2 (13.33%) WAP
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (13.33%) EPoS
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
1 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows CE
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Logistics
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Mapinfo
1 2 (13.33%) ESRI
1 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
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