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 24 December 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
24 Dec 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 - £400 £195
% change year-on-year
- +105.12%
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
90 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.17% 4.38% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 26
Average daily rate £396 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £505 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%