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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 202 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.016% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £398 £350
% change year-on-year
- +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
426 595 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.78% 9.51% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 420 431
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £290 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £617
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -87.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Section 508 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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