The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £37.50
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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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.73% 5.23% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
Average daily rate £450 £334 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £359 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands
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