The first table below looks at the demand for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.65% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 11.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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 - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
60 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.69% 5.69% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 17
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £545 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +24.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Section 508 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Section 508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) W3C
1 4 (100.00%) SEO
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Dojo
1 4 (100.00%) YUI
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Yahoo!
1 4 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 4 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Zepto.js
2 3 (75.00%) DOM
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Stellent
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Endeca
3 2 (50.00%) Interwoven
3 2 (50.00%) hybris
4 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (25.00%) MVC

Section 508
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Dojo
1 4 (100.00%) YUI
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Zepto.js
2 3 (75.00%) DOM
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SEO
1 4 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 4 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Yahoo!
2 2 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (50.00%) Interwoven
2 2 (50.00%) Stellent
2 2 (50.00%) Endeca
3 1 (25.00%) Apple