The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
67 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.49% 9.00% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 13
Average daily rate £261 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £167 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £441 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.64 £15.00 £14.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.91% +5.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.80 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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