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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £513 £350
% change year-on-year
-34.14% +46.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.50
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
454 512 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.84% 20.68% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 266 240
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 24
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.75 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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