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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +69.23%
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
541 610 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.50% 23.74% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 274 203
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £494 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.08 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.06 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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