The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
NFC
UK

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
309 308 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.81% 9.40% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 124 191
Median daily rate £350 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 11
Median hourly rate £40.50 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.93% -29.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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