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 27 June 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
27 Jun 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 - - -
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
235 259 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.33% 8.80% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 157 149
Median daily rate £400 £325 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £165 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 34
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £22.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £47.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +6.14%

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