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 3 months to 29 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.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 436 398
Rank change year-on-year +30 -38  
Contract jobs citing NFC 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.013% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.082% 0.10% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2430 2868 2895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.42% 12.78% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1947 1854
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £12.85 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

NFC
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

NFC
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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2 (66.67%) RFID
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (33.33%) PayPal
2 1 (33.33%) Contactless

NFC
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Contactless
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) PayPal
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