The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 68 60
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.90% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 111 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.64% 15.50% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 22
Average daily rate £390 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £270 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £30.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire