The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
Rank 577 621 614
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -7
Contract jobs citing RFID 19 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.040% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £110 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-74.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.06 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.06 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+14.46% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6820 7446 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4240 4407 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 310 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RFID
Daily Rate Trend

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

RFID Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RFID
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

RFID Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RFID
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RFID Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RFID
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

RFID Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 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
England +45 19 £110 -74.11% 6
South East +27 12 £110 - 2
Basingstoke - 5 £110 - 2
Hampshire - 5 £110 - 2
North West +27 4 £450 +5.88% 1
East Sussex - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - - 1
London +10 2 £110 - 1
Thatcham - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £450 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 with a requirement for RFID.

1 16 (39.02%) Manufacturing
2 15 (36.59%) EMC
2 15 (36.59%) NFC
2 15 (36.59%) OrCAD
2 15 (36.59%) Schematic Capture
3 13 (31.71%) Contactless
4 10 (24.39%) RS-232
4 10 (24.39%) Chartered Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
4 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
4 10 (24.39%) Degree
5 7 (17.07%) Smartcard
6 6 (14.63%) WLAN
6 6 (14.63%) Wireless
6 6 (14.63%) LTE
7 5 (12.20%) Retail
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.76%) C++
8 4 (9.76%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) C
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Case Management
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile First
9 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
9 3 (7.32%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (7.32%) ZigBee
9 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things

RFID
Top Related IT Skills 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 (36.59%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) NFC
2 10 (24.39%) Bluetooth
2 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
2 10 (24.39%) RS-232
3 6 (14.63%) LTE
3 6 (14.63%) Wireless
3 6 (14.63%) WLAN
4 3 (7.32%) 802.15
4 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 3 (7.32%) ZigBee
5 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) SMTP
6 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.44%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (39.02%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Design Engineer
1 15 (36.59%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 15 (36.59%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Digital Design Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) EMC Design Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) EMC Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) PCB Design Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) PCB Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Radio Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Cabling Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Maximo Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.44%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Contactless
2 7 (17.07%) Smartcard
3 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Schematic Capture
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Actionable Insight
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Case Management
4 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile First
4 3 (7.32%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) Validation
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) SOA
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) C
1 4 (9.76%) C++
1 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
1 4 (9.76%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Embedded C++
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Chartered Engineer
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCNA
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) HL7
1 1 (2.44%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) EMC
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
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