The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 634 640
Rank change year-on-year +49 +6  
Contract jobs citing RFID 16 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Median daily rate £310 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £500 -
% change year-on-year -38.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6274 8675 8108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.56% 16.13% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 5255 4568
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 426 478
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +23.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

RFID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RFID in the UK

RFID
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RFID over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RFID in the UK

RFID
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RFID in the UK

RFID
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +54 14 £310 -38.00% 5
North West - 6 £220 -
Manchester - 5 £220 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
South East - 3 £531 - 3
Solihull - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 £531 -
East of England -11 1 £125 -75.00%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £413 -
Redhill - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £125 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for RFID.

1 10 (23.81%) NFC
2 9 (21.43%) Bluetooth
3 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
3 8 (19.05%) IBM
3 8 (19.05%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) Wireless
3 8 (19.05%) Maximo
3 8 (19.05%) Mobile Development
3 8 (19.05%) Mobile First
3 8 (19.05%) Push Notifications
4 7 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (11.90%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) WLAN
5 5 (11.90%) Internet of Things
5 5 (11.90%) LTE
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (9.52%) Line Management
6 4 (9.52%) People Management
6 4 (9.52%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Product Management
6 4 (9.52%) 4G
6 4 (9.52%) Big Data
6 4 (9.52%) Presales
6 4 (9.52%) 5G
6 4 (9.52%) Customer Requirements

RFID
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.38%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maximo
2 2 (4.76%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) NFC
2 9 (21.43%) Bluetooth
3 8 (19.05%) Wireless
4 5 (11.90%) Internet
4 5 (11.90%) LTE
4 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (11.90%) WLAN
5 4 (9.52%) 3G
5 4 (9.52%) 4G
5 4 (9.52%) 5G
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
5 4 (9.52%) WAN
5 4 (9.52%) ZigBee
6 3 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.76%) RS-232
8 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Maximo Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Mobile Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Cabling Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Radio Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Analogue Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Digital Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) EMC Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) iOS SDK
1 1 (2.38%) Itk
1 1 (2.38%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.76%) Bitcoin
2 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.38%) Contactless
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.38%) Life Science
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile Development
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile First
1 8 (19.05%) Push Notifications
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.52%) Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (9.52%) Data Security
4 4 (9.52%) ERP
4 4 (9.52%) Line Management
4 4 (9.52%) People Management
4 4 (9.52%) Presales
4 4 (9.52%) Product Management
4 4 (9.52%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (7.14%) Case Management
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Schematic Capture
7 1 (2.38%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
1 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CCNA
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.52%) MCSE
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) HL7
1 1 (2.38%) PMO
1 1 (2.38%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) EMC
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
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