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 28 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
28 Aug 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 - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
485 571 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.53% 22.17% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 276 242
Median daily rate £365 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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