The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 132 -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.071% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
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
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
615 751 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.38% 26.82% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 322 234
Median daily rate £375 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFC across the Berkshire region.

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire