Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 381 - 341
Rank change year-on-year - +341 +58
Contract jobs citing RFID 10 0 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.059% - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
South East median daily rate £350 - £325
10th Percentile £325 - £283
90th Percentile £375 - £363
England median daily rate £350 £463 £325
% change year-on-year -24.32% +42.31% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 18
South East median hourly rate - - £35.00
England 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,765 2,898 2,993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.41% 17.14% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,478 1,563 1,733
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £208 £170 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.81% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 160 191
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -31.25% -5.66%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.87 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.98 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +9.15%

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley - 6 £350 -
Berkshire - 5 £350 -
Hampshire - 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
RFID
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for RFID.

1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (40.00%) XSLT
3 4 (40.00%) WSDL
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (10.00%) NFC

RFID
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) NFC
1 1 (10.00%) RS-232
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (40.00%) WSDL
2 4 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) MFC
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Due Diligence
2 1 (10.00%) FMEA
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Kanban
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) VMware