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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 147 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.063% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £398 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £398 £350
% change year-on-year
- +13.57%
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
201 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.55% 7.06% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 123 90
Average daily rate £375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £166 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £36.25 £30.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +17.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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