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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £525 £325
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +61.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £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
73 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.51% 9.71% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 29
Median daily rate £388 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £202 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +263.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

NFC
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NFC 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++