The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
xDSL
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - - 52
Contract jobs citing xDSL 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £155
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £481 £288
% change year-on-year
-20.16% +67.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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
112 86 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.26% 13.25% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 42 41
Median daily rate £313 £359 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +30.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £159 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

xDSL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

xDSL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham