The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 212 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 1 0
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 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
478 608 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.17% 8.55% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 455 505
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £61.40 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
Section 508
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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

Section 508
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Yahoo!
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) YUI
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Zepto.js

Section 508
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) YUI
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Zepto.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SEO
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Yahoo!