The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank - 105 111
Contract jobs citing RFID 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.048% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 £340
% change year-on-year
- +61.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £7.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £7.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
431 324 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.93% 15.59% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 152 139
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 48
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RFID
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

RFID Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands