The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £478
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.89%
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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
361 335 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.98% 12.70% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 153 139
Average daily rate £324 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
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 Scotland

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Scotland