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 19 December 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
19 Dec 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 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
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
138 81 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.49% 6.68% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 37
Average daily rate £375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -32.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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