The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 658 645 610
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Contract jobs citing RFID 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.070% 0.024% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
Average daily rate £500 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
8552 8454 7312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.30% 14.90% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5174 4601 3863
Average daily rate £388 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 467 403
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RFID within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
England 0 6 £500 - 1
East of England +13 3 £500 - 1
Suffolk - 3 £500 - 1
Newmarket - 3 £500 - 1
London -20 1 - -
North West - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (22.22%) RS-232
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) EMV
3 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) CMMI
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) ATM
3 1 (11.11%) GSM
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Contactless

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (11.11%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) RS-232
2 1 (11.11%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) Modbus
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) EMV Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Contactless
1 1 (11.11%) EMV
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Development
1 1 (11.11%) CMMI
1 1 (11.11%) Logistics
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
1 1 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Gemalto
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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