The table below looks at the statistics for 4G 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 4G over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £160.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -78.12%
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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 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.93% 12.87% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 16
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £303 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 4G across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 4G across the Cardiff region.

4G Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff