The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 93 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing NFC 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.070% 0.078% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £420
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -22.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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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 Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
240 226 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 16.83% 17.70% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 122 167
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 18
Average hourly rate £16.75 £26.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.57% -30.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

NFC
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) EMV Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management