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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing 2G 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
- -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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
36 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.40% 5.95% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 30
Median daily rate £350 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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