The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank - 73 66
Contract jobs citing 3G 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.13% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.25% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £260 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-23.61% +5.88%
3G
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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
81 80 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.78% 10.46% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 38 46
Median daily rate £380 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

3G Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Wales region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Wales