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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 120 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.44% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 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
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
244 175 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.49% 7.71% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 103 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.93 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.95 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

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