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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.46% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 5.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 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
243 207 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.56% 7.88% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 123 98
Average daily rate £375 £388 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £477 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.67 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.38 £43.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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