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 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 - - 55
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £303
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 - - -
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
131 105 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.57% 8.59% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £129 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +28.57%
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 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