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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 597 652 634
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -18
Contract jobs citing RFID 23 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.063% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 -
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -

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
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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
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 3 December 2016.

RFID Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 13 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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +26 23 £325 +3.17% 4
South East +44 20 £325 - 2
West Sussex +27 13 £325 -
Gatwick - 7 - -
Crawley +25 6 £325 -
Hampshire - 4 - -
London - 3 £425 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Farnborough - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 - - 1

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 (55.17%) Manufacturing
2 15 (51.72%) EMC
2 15 (51.72%) OrCAD
2 15 (51.72%) Schematic Capture
3 14 (48.28%) Contactless
4 11 (37.93%) NFC
5 10 (34.48%) Chartered Engineer
5 10 (34.48%) Degree
5 10 (34.48%) RS-232
5 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
6 9 (31.03%) Bluetooth
7 8 (27.59%) Smartcard
8 6 (20.69%) LTE
8 6 (20.69%) WLAN
9 4 (13.79%) Retail
10 3 (10.34%) Validation
10 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (10.34%) Firmware
10 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
10 3 (10.34%) C
10 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (6.90%) ZigBee
11 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
11 2 (6.90%) C++
11 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
11 2 (6.90%) Project Management
11 2 (6.90%) 802.15
11 2 (6.90%) Scrum
11 2 (6.90%) Wireless
11 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering

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 (51.72%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) NFC
2 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
2 10 (34.48%) RS-232
3 9 (31.03%) Bluetooth
4 6 (20.69%) LTE
4 6 (20.69%) WLAN
5 2 (6.90%) 802.15
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) ZigBee
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 16 (55.17%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Design Engineer
1 15 (51.72%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 15 (51.72%) Electronics Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Digital Design Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) EMC Design Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) EMC Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) PCB Design Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) PCB Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Radio Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) RF Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Contactless
2 8 (27.59%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (10.34%) Validation
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Contract Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
1 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Chartered Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) EMC
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