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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 92 95
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.062% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.70% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
259 143 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.07% 8.93% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 81 72
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 11
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% -21.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £17.50 £75.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NFC across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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