The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 121 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.17% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
263 176 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.69% 7.40% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 94 106
Average daily rate £355 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 9 31
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -35.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £12.14 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
Section 508
England

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

Section 508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Dojo
1 2 (100.00%) YUI
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Yahoo!
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 2 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Zepto.js
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Endeca
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Stellent
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Interwoven

Section 508
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Dojo
1 2 (100.00%) YUI
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Zepto.js
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SEO
1 2 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 2 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Yahoo!
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Endeca
2 1 (50.00%) Stellent
2 1 (50.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (50.00%) Apple