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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 423 420 404
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing NFC 13 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.051% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.39% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Median daily rate £550 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £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
3203 3075 2848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.46% 13.03% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2158 1989 1769
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 112 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £42.70 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NFC across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

NFC Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 1 - -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (85.00%) EMV
2 16 (80.00%) Contactless
3 14 (70.00%) Retail
3 14 (70.00%) Mobile Payment
3 14 (70.00%) User Experience
4 8 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
6 4 (20.00%) Android
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (20.00%) iOS SDK
6 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
6 4 (20.00%) Android Development
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
8 2 (10.00%) Apple
8 2 (10.00%) Smartcard
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) C
8 2 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) C++
8 2 (10.00%) MySQL
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.00%) Kanban
8 2 (10.00%) Spring

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 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
1 14 (70.00%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (45.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Android Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Product Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Product Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 4 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) JSF
2 2 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) EMV
2 16 (80.00%) Contactless
3 14 (70.00%) Mobile Payment
3 14 (70.00%) User Experience
4 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (10.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (20.00%) Android Development
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.00%) Kanban
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
1 2 (10.00%) Google
1 2 (10.00%) PayPal