The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 June 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 271 262
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9  
Contract jobs citing NFC 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.079% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.41% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £531 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -23.95% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1342 1708 1813
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.22% 19.37% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 947 891
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 119 123
Median hourly rate £22.75 £36.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.80% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NFC in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NFC in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NFC in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NFC in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 5 £531 -
NFC
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South East region with a requirement for NFC.

1 13 (86.67%) Bluetooth
2 11 (73.33%) WLAN
3 7 (46.67%) Electronics
4 5 (33.33%) 5G
4 5 (33.33%) 2G
4 5 (33.33%) 3G
4 5 (33.33%) RFID
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) LTE
6 2 (13.33%) Product Management
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Internet of Things
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (13.33%) Bitcoin
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) Physics

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (86.67%) Bluetooth
2 11 (73.33%) WLAN
3 5 (33.33%) 2G
3 5 (33.33%) 3G
3 5 (33.33%) 5G
3 5 (33.33%) RFID
4 3 (20.00%) LTE
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 7 (46.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) RF Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) RF Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (13.33%) Bitcoin
1 2 (13.33%) Internet of Things
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (13.33%) Product Management
2 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) EMC
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