The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 - - -
NFC
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 140 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.66% 11.20% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £128 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh