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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
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
East of England

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
45 76 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.10% 8.95% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 37
Median daily rate £425 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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