The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £525 £325
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +61.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
NFC
East of England

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
143 171 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.49% 20.90% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 65 55
Median daily rate £340 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £600 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.40% +7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire