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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 121
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £328 £420
% change year-on-year
+67.93% -21.93%
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
462 381 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.73% 12.43% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 191 141
Average daily rate £324 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 38
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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