The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £538
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
396 370 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.58% 14.48% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 262 145
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £12.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.20 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

NFC
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

NFC Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

NFC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Life Science
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB