The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
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 - - -
Section 508
London

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 City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
357 496 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.16% 9.36% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 363 402
Median daily rate £475 £450 £472
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Median hourly rate £52.75 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.79% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £15.80 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.95 £55.50 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Section 508 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Section 508 across the City of London region.

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London