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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 11.43%
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
61 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.64% 9.95% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 17
Average daily rate £310 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +6.34%

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