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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £37.50
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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
328 306 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.71% 12.16% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 136 147
Average daily rate £333 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £174 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.60 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%

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