The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 428 432 426
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing NFC 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.071% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £313 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -45.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £263 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £363 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £208 £350
% change year-on-year
+56.06% -40.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
NFC
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2835 2832 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.15% 12.49% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1889 1907 2087
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in London

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in London

NFC
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

NFC Hourly Rate Trend in London

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 London region with a requirement for NFC.

1 7 (70.00%) EMV
1 7 (70.00%) Contactless
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) JSF
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) PayPal
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (30.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (30.00%) Android Development
3 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (30.00%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Android SDK
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) iOS SDK
1 3 (30.00%) JSF
1 3 (30.00%) PrimeFaces
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Contactless
1 7 (70.00%) EMV
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
4 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) PayPal