The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 587 601 575
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing NFC 26 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.008% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.054% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
Median daily rate £550 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £265 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £385 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £475 £333
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7725 7364 6495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.69% 14.95% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4769 4195 3566
Median daily rate £400 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 421 379
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in England

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFC across the England region.

NFC Daily Rate Trend in England

NFC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFC across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

NFC Daily Rate Histogram in England

NFC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the England region.

NFC Hourly Rate Trend in England

NFC
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFC across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

NFC Hourly Rate Histogram in England

NFC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 11 £550 +120.00% 2
South East -12 11 - -
East of England - 3 £600 -
South West - 1 - -
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NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for NFC.

1 13 (41.94%) EMV
2 12 (38.71%) Retail
2 12 (38.71%) Contactless
3 11 (35.48%) User Experience
3 11 (35.48%) WLAN
4 9 (29.03%) Bluetooth
5 8 (25.81%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (19.35%) Electronics
6 6 (19.35%) Banking
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) 5G
8 4 (12.90%) 2G
8 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.90%) 3G
8 4 (12.90%) Java
9 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Android SDK
9 3 (9.68%) Android Development
9 3 (9.68%) Android
10 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 2 (6.45%) iOS SDK
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
10 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.45%) Finance
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) WLAN
2 9 (29.03%) Bluetooth
3 4 (12.90%) 2G
3 4 (12.90%) 3G
3 4 (12.90%) 5G
4 1 (3.23%) DAB
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) OFDM
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (38.71%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
1 11 (35.48%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) RF Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Android SDK
2 2 (6.45%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) EMV
2 12 (38.71%) Contactless
3 11 (35.48%) User Experience
4 8 (25.81%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) Smartcard
5 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.68%) Android Development
3 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) Scrum
3 3 (9.68%) TDD
3 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Kanban
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Release Management
5 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) APMP
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Apple
1 2 (6.45%) Google
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