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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 194 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.10% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
389 542 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.63% 9.28% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 361 328
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 14
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £90.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -17.50%

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