The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 645
Contract jobs citing ADSL2+ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.012%
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6274 8675 8108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.56% 16.13% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 5255 4568
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 426 478
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +23.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

ADSL2+
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

ADSL2+
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL2+ in the UK