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 31 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
31 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 East of England - - -
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
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
226 172 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.52% 7.01% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 104 115
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £25.80 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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