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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
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
461 366 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.41% 13.26% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 157 150
Average daily rate £350 £315 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £552 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 58
Average hourly rate £18.32 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.95% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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