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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 624
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 - - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £428
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 6545 7942 7919
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.47% 14.76% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 4754 4323
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 339 435
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ADSL2+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ADSL2+.

1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
1 1 (100.00%) VDSL2
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

ADSL2+
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) VDSL2
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree