The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 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 Cheshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
NFC
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 138 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.94% 14.01% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 73 50
Median daily rate £385 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFC across the Cheshire region.

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire