The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 29 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFC 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.46% - 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£493 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £420 £405
% change year-on-year
-22.52% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 - £37.50
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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 Northampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.68% 10.92% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 6
Average daily rate £400 £475 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% +111.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NFC across the Northampton region.

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

NFC
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) APACS
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583