The following increased rates apply with effect from 1st October 2010:

£5.93 per hour for workers aged 21 or over
£4.92  “       “      “         “        “    18 to 20
£3.64  “       “       “        “        “    16 to 17

There is also an apprentice rate of £2.50 per hour which applies to apprentices under aged 19 or, if over 19, in their first year.