The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £505
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
Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 299 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.43% 13.18% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 189 107
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 8
Median hourly rate £12.36 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.72 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £161.50 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire