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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.54% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
54 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 8.56% 7.68% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 19
Average daily rate £325 £398 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £24.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.20% +73.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

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