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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
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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
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
120 94 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.48% 7.32% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 25
Average daily rate £388 £412 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £12.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +70.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%