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 27 August 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
27 Aug 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
South East

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
247 261 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.95% 10.16% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 145 118
Median daily rate £400 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +30.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%