The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for RFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 433 434
Contract jobs citing RFID 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.033% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £500 -
% change year-on-year -38.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

RFID is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2299 3018 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.07% 13.90% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 2047 1982
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 49 91
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing RFID as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RFID in London

RFID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RFID in London

RFID
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RFID in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the London region with a requirement for RFID.

1 2 (40.00%) NFC
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (20.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Itk
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) React Native
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management

RFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NFC
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) Itk
1 1 (20.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
1 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
1 1 (20.00%) SNOMED CT