The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 115
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £505
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -34.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
NFC
England

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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
413 386 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.67% 12.30% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 164 141
Average daily rate £328 £346 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 32 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in the East of England