The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 118 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.17% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Section 508
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
242 174 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.67% 7.26% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 92 111
Average daily rate £363 £340 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.73 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.00 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Section 508 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Section 508 across the East of England region.

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England