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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFC 1 0 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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £420
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -22.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
NFC
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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
173 125 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.15% 15.82% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 16
Average daily rate £450 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £185 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 8
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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

NFC
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript