The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 442
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.042%
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
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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2171 2235 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.60% 9.55% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1516 1673
Median daily rate £463 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 35
Median hourly rate £16.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.98% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.30 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £100.25 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in London