The table below looks at the statistics for PAS 78 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PAS 78 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PAS 78: Guide to good practice in commissioning accessible websites
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PAS 78 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PAS 78
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
267 202 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.01% 7.99% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 116
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £252 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +59.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%