The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
England / South East
Rank 228 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RFID 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £110 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £425 -
% change year-on-year -74.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1492 2039 2004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.01% 22.11% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 1128 977
Median daily rate £400 £352 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 101
Median hourly rate £19.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £18.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

RFID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RFID in the South East

RFID
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RFID in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RFID in the South East

RFID
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RFID in the South East

RFID
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing RFID in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for RFID in the South East

RFID
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Berkshire - 8 £435 - 1
Hampshire - 8 £110 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
RFID
England

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South East region with a requirement for RFID.

1 15 (39.47%) EMC
1 15 (39.47%) Manufacturing
2 14 (36.84%) OrCAD
2 14 (36.84%) Schematic Capture
3 12 (31.58%) NFC
3 12 (31.58%) Bluetooth
3 12 (31.58%) Contactless
4 10 (26.32%) Degree
5 9 (23.68%) Chartered Engineer
5 9 (23.68%) LTE
5 9 (23.68%) RS-232
5 9 (23.68%) WLAN
5 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
6 8 (21.05%) IBM
6 8 (21.05%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
6 8 (21.05%) Maximo
6 8 (21.05%) Mobile Development
6 8 (21.05%) Mobile First
6 8 (21.05%) Push Notifications
7 7 (18.42%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (18.42%) Smartcard
7 7 (18.42%) Wireless
8 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) ZigBee
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (36.84%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Bluetooth
1 12 (31.58%) NFC
2 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
2 9 (23.68%) LTE
2 9 (23.68%) RS-232
2 9 (23.68%) WLAN
3 7 (18.42%) Wireless
4 3 (7.89%) 802.15
4 3 (7.89%) ZigBee
5 2 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (39.47%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Design Engineer
1 14 (36.84%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 14 (36.84%) Electronics Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Digital Design Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) EMC Design Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) EMC Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Maximo Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Mobile Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) PCB Design Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) PCB Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cabling Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Contactless
2 7 (18.42%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Schematic Capture
2 8 (21.05%) Mobile Development
2 8 (21.05%) Mobile First
2 8 (21.05%) Push Notifications
3 7 (18.42%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Scrum
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.63%) Contract Management
5 1 (2.63%) Physics
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C
2 3 (7.89%) C++
2 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
2 3 (7.89%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) EMC
2 8 (21.05%) IBM