The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
NFC
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.50% 11.87% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 12
Median daily rate £300 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%