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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 597
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 - - 0.020%
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
4589 4990 4962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.27% 9.43% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2981 3189 3079
Median daily rate £425 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.64 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.39% +9.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £55.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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