The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 93 83
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.066% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.63% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £333 £478
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 158 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.70% 10.47% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 60 69
Average daily rate £363 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £183 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 23
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.72 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

NFC
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 4 (100.00%) Sybase
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
1 4 (100.00%) B2C
1 4 (100.00%) CA
1 4 (100.00%) RFID
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Syclo
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Kony
1 4 (100.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
1 4 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Degree

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) RFID
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
1 4 (100.00%) B2C
1 4 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sybase
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) CA
1 4 (100.00%) Syclo
1 4 (100.00%) Kony
1 4 (100.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies