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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.81% -
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 £273 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £39.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +11.97%
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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
57 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.36% 14.09% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 22
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £313 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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