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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 59 64
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.98% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.83% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £463
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%
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
91 103 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.81% 16.75% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 31
Average daily rate £375 £308 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £23.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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