The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £270 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.96% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-26.38% +23.07%
3G
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 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.48% 13.84% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 31
Median daily rate £375 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff