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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 225
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
519 484 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.73% 8.20% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 343 456
Average daily rate £475 £484 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.32 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £31.75 £61.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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