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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +25.00%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
597 509 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 13.03% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 237 180
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £51.67 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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