The table below looks at the statistics for PAS 78 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PAS 78 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PAS 78: Guide to good practice in commissioning accessible websites
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PAS 78 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PAS 78
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4465 4564 4545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.71% 9.00% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2887 2797 2808
Average daily rate £425 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 148 202
Average hourly rate £25.75 £25.50 £19.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +33.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

PAS 78
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PAS 78 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PAS 78 Jobs Demand Trend in England

PAS 78
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PAS 78 across the England region.

PAS 78 Daily Rate Trend in England