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 25 July 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
25 Jul 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
4690 4917 4622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.40% 9.53% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3012 3266 2836
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 175 189
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £43.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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