The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £158
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £470 £243
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +93.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.00
DSL
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 113 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.15% 17.12% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 67 66
Median daily rate £438 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £195 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.56 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £19.95 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham