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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £478
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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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
503 369 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.71% 12.20% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 175 122
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +47.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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