The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 160 194 202
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +8
Contract jobs citing NFC 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.035% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £328
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +67.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
NFC
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
471 731 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 12.74% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 545 495
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

NFC
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Contactless

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Contactless
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience