The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £478
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.98%
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 Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 9.35% 5.88% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 14
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £552 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.50% +10.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire