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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 131 123
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.19% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.59% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
367 315 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.41% 11.98% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 141 159
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 41 56
Average hourly rate £23.13 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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