The first table below looks at the demand for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NFC 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.52% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 240 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.58% 24.64% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 86 98
Average daily rate £350 £288 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £133 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £16.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £17.20 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
NFC
Berkshire

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Reading

NFC
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) QA

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA