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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 East of England - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
222 236 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.97% 8.53% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 130 138
Median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 34
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £20.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Section 508 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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