The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £261 £331
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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
43 15 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.10% 5.32% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 38
Median daily rate £350 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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