The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for xDSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

xDSL
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing xDSL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 £441
% change year-on-year - -6.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 - -

xDSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 83 122 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.50% 14.90% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 79 88
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -52.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £13.55 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

xDSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing xDSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for xDSL in Birmingham

xDSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for xDSL in Birmingham