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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 425
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 - - 0.046%
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
2000 2088 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.22% 9.09% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1499 1521
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 21
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.40 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £107.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

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