The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank - 116 114
Contract jobs citing ADSL 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.87% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.13% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.43 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+7.45% +31.13%
ADSL
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
463 267 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.77% 11.18% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 146 162
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 32
Median hourly rate £36.25 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands