Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 364 363
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing RFID 9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.018% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.11% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
South East median daily rate £350 £531 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.12% +63.46% +18.18%
10th Percentile £325 £401 £280
90th Percentile £420 £697 £363
England median daily rate £350 £413 £500
% change year-on-year -15.15% -17.50% +81.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -17.65%

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 2,646 2,824 3,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.08% 17.36% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,391 1,557 1,794
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 154 220
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -26.98% +9.56%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.12 £46.12 £48.53
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 October 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 - 9 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 8 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
RFID
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (33.33%) SAP EWM
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 3 (33.33%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) Life Science
2 3 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Firmware
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Confluence
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

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 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP ERP
1 3 (33.33%) SAP EWM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
1 1 (11.11%) RS-232
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Supply Chain Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) MFC
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Logistics
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Kanban
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Release Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 26262
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware