The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £328
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +67.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
NFC
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
214 157 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.57% 18.47% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 55 88
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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