Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 605 610
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing NFC 10 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 7
London median daily rate £600 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.07% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £385 £384 £225
90th Percentile £665 £575 £643
England median daily rate £550 £425 £250
% change year-on-year +29.41% +70.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -

NFC is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for NFC in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFC in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFC in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFC in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFC in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London +1 1 £375 -
NFC
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for NFC.

1 8 (80.00%) EMV
1 8 (80.00%) Smartcard
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile Payment
1 8 (80.00%) Contactless
1 8 (80.00%) Presales
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (60.00%) Digital Currency
4 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Product Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Services Director
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Contactless
1 8 (80.00%) EMV
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile Payment
1 8 (80.00%) Smartcard
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) Digital Currency
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Presales
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree