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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing xDSL 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £158
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £475 £279
% change year-on-year
-29.47% +70.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - -
xDSL
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
95 114 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.48% 17.22% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 63
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £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 5
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 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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

xDSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

xDSL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham