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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £195
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
477 561 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.03% 7.70% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 427 558
Average daily rate £450 £498 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% +4.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £52.82 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.70% +177.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.39 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £67.50 £50.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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