Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for NFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NFC over the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 173 176
Rank change year-on-year +28 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing NFC 12 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.33% 0.30% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 1.26% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Hampshire median daily rate £531 - -
South East median daily rate £425 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
South East 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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 877 1032 829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 23.80% 24.17% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 653 478
Hampshire median daily rate £403 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £267 £288 £256
90th Percentile £513 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 82 69
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.05% +18.46% +32.65%
10th Percentile £11.60 £15.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.30 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +5.77% +48.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing NFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for NFC in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFC in Hampshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFC in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFC in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFC in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFC in Hampshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -14 11 £413 -
NFC
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for NFC.

1 10 (83.33%) Bluetooth
1 10 (83.33%) WLAN
2 7 (58.33%) Electronics
3 5 (41.67%) 5G
3 5 (41.67%) 2G
3 5 (41.67%) 3G
4 4 (33.33%) RFID
5 2 (16.67%) LTE
5 2 (16.67%) Product Management
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (16.67%) Bitcoin
6 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Physics
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) EMC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Bluetooth
1 10 (83.33%) WLAN
2 5 (41.67%) 2G
2 5 (41.67%) 3G
2 5 (41.67%) 5G
3 4 (33.33%) RFID
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) LTE
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 7 (58.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) RF Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) RF Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (16.67%) Bitcoin
1 2 (16.67%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) EMC