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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 568 529
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.025% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
3987 3926 3356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.83% 8.05% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2560 2465 2078
Average daily rate £425 £403 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 172 120
Average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.63 £42.20 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.34%

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