The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +138.46%
2G
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.19% 10.66% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 34
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

2G
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 2G across the Cardiff region.

2G Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff