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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 123
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £328
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +67.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £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
544 603 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.40% 24.51% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 240 208
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 14
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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