The first table below looks at the demand for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 30 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 405 - 407
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RFID 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £303 £100
% change year-on-year
+11.38% +203.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £7.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2882 2831 3631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.26% 11.67% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1790 2112
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 172
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
RFID
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RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in London

RFID
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RFID Daily Rate Trend in London

RFID
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RFID Hourly Rate Trend in London

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) Mapinfo
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) KML
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) JTAG
2 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio
2 2 (28.57%) RTCP
2 2 (28.57%) RTP
2 2 (28.57%) SyncML
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 2 (28.57%) ESRI
2 2 (28.57%) E-business
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Flash
2 2 (28.57%) J2ME
2 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) RTCP
1 2 (28.57%) RTP
1 2 (28.57%) GSM
1 2 (28.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) KML
2 2 (28.57%) JDBC
2 2 (28.57%) SyncML
2 2 (28.57%) Flash
2 2 (28.57%) J2ME
2 2 (28.57%) WAP
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) E-business
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Mapinfo
1 2 (28.57%) Ab Initio
1 2 (28.57%) ESRI
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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