The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
88 64 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.33% 5.80% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 28
Average daily rate £425 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.99% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -59.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £5.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £5.00 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%