The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
England / South East
Rank 216 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing RFID 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.012% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1560 1633 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.40% 19.90% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 890 905
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 113
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing RFID as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RFID
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

RFID Daily Rate Trend in the South East

RFID
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

RFID Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

RFID
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RFID across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

RFID Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

RFID
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire - 6 - -
West Sussex +4 5 £325 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
RFID
England

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for RFID.

1 16 (61.54%) Manufacturing
2 15 (57.69%) EMC
2 15 (57.69%) OrCAD
2 15 (57.69%) Schematic Capture
3 14 (53.85%) Contactless
4 12 (46.15%) NFC
5 10 (38.46%) Chartered Engineer
5 10 (38.46%) Degree
5 10 (38.46%) RS-232
5 10 (38.46%) Bluetooth
5 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
6 8 (30.77%) Smartcard
7 6 (23.08%) LTE
7 6 (23.08%) WLAN
8 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
8 4 (15.38%) C
8 4 (15.38%) Firmware
9 3 (11.54%) Wireless
9 3 (11.54%) C++
9 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) ZigBee
9 3 (11.54%) 802.15
9 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
10 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
10 1 (3.85%) Life Science
10 1 (3.85%) Contract Management
10 1 (3.85%) Project Planning

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (57.69%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) NFC
2 10 (38.46%) Bluetooth
2 10 (38.46%) Ethernet
2 10 (38.46%) RS-232
3 6 (23.08%) LTE
3 6 (23.08%) WLAN
4 3 (11.54%) 802.15
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 3 (11.54%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
General
1 16 (61.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Design Engineer
1 15 (57.69%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 15 (57.69%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Digital Design Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) EMC Design Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) EMC Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) PCB Design Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) PCB Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Radio Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Contactless
2 8 (30.77%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Scrum
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Contract Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
2 3 (11.54%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Chartered Engineer
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) EMC