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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - 73 64
Contract jobs citing 4G 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.13% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.23% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £263 £338
% change year-on-year
+42.38% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
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
98 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.67% 10.32% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 58
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £17.63 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.89% -62.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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