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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £195
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Section 508
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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 Oxford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.98% 3.33% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £400 £525 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +107.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £425 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £625 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.05 £13.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.68 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £22.41 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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