The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +1.21%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
486 340 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.47% 12.00% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 135 120
Average daily rate £350 £303 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 46
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in the North West