The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ADSL2+ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ADSL2+ over the 3 months to 26 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.

ADSL2+ (ADSL2Plus)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 635
Contract jobs citing ADSL2+ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ADSL2+ 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5923 7740 7498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.72% 15.88% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3516 4793 4296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 352 438
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

ADSL2+
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ADSL2+ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for ADSL2+ in England

ADSL2+
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ADSL2+ in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL2+ in England