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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
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
14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.86% 5.50% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate £370 £350 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -31.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £140 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -16.66%

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