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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PAS 78 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PAS 78
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4529 4717 4504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.05% 9.41% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2933 3039 2780
Median daily rate £425 £418 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 151 211
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.15 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.86 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

PAS 78
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PAS 78 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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