The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - 127 130
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.34% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.59% -19.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
4G
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
560 296 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.21% 9.85% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 115 214
Median daily rate £330 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.92% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Scotland