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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.95 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+16.38% -79.47%
4G
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
70 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.20% 14.86% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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