The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 263 268 244
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing NFC 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.068% 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.17% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +69.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
NFC
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1678 1812 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.91% 18.94% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 942 736
Median daily rate £375 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 121 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NFC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the South East region.

NFC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NFC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 6 - -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for NFC.

1 13 (100.00%) WLAN
2 8 (61.54%) Bluetooth
3 5 (38.46%) Electronics
4 4 (30.77%) 2G
4 4 (30.77%) 3G
4 4 (30.77%) 5G
5 2 (15.38%) RFID
5 2 (15.38%) LTE

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WLAN
2 8 (61.54%) Bluetooth
3 4 (30.77%) 2G
3 4 (30.77%) 3G
3 4 (30.77%) 5G
4 2 (15.38%) LTE
4 2 (15.38%) RFID
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Radio Engineer