The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - 72 65
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.13% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.20% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £270 £325
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -16.92%
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
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
80 83 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.75% 10.70% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 48
Median daily rate £380 £310 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
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 £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

4G
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

4G Daily Rate Trend in Wales