The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +5.88%
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
42 16 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.51% 5.95% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 29
Average daily rate £381 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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