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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 436
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 - - 0.043%
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
2058 2235 2340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.45% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1556 1606
Median daily rate £465 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +13.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.50 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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