The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £195
% change year-on-year
- +105.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Section 508
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.84% 4.02% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £154 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.34 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.24% +3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.53 £20.64
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.25%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Section 508 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford