The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 596
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.022%
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 - - -
Section 508
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
4488 4642 4610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.22% 9.15% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3032 2876
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 168 189
Median hourly rate £28.25 £21.55 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.09% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +8.43%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Section 508 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Section 508 across the England region.

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in England