The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £478
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
NFC
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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
139 140 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.11% 17.83% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 50
Average daily rate £420 £340 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.37% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.50 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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