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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank 414 429 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.052% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1924 2095 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.85% 8.34% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1449 1493
Average daily rate £438 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £67.00 £50.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Section 508 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Section 508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) WAI
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) WCAG
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ada

Section 508
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Web Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) DOM
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ada
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) WAI
2 1 (50.00%) WCAG