Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RFID over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 - 170
Rank change year-on-year - +170 -
Contract jobs citing RFID 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £350 - -
South East median daily rate £350 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £41.50
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00

RFID is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 808 763 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.70% 18.68% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 321 475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £221 £232 £251
90th Percentile £550 £600 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 50
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £20.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -35.14% -27.61%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £22.63 £16.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.07% -33.00% +5.26%

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RFID in Berkshire

RFID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RFID in Berkshire

RFID
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £350 -
Slough - 1 - -
RFID
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for RFID.

1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Simulink
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) NFC
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) C#

RFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) NFC
1 1 (20.00%) RS-232
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (20.00%) Due Diligence
1 1 (20.00%) FMEA
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) VMware