The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £525 £325
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +61.53%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
159 235 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.71% 17.43% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 53
Median daily rate £425 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +135.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%