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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 552 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3948 3880 3267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 8.09% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2401 2049
Average daily rate £414 £410 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 182 101
Average hourly rate £20.09 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.54 £116.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Section 508 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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