The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank - 194 209
Contract jobs citing ADSL 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.27% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £280 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £195
% change year-on-year
- +74.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
ADSL
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
432 742 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.37% 13.50% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 541 516
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.96 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADSL across the City of London region.

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the City of London region.

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London