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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £37.50
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
123 101 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.48% 8.41% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 47
Average daily rate £315 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £170 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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