The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for NFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Near Field Communication (NFC)
England / East Midlands
Rank - - 90
Contract jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £485 £400
% change year-on-year -12.37% +21.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -

NFC is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 180 167 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.06% 10.29% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 103 79
Median daily rate £300 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.59% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing NFC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NFC in the East Midlands

NFC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFC in the East Midlands