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 25 July 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
25 Jul 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 £600 £550 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £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
546 445 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.88% 11.78% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 222 199
Median daily rate £400 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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