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 25 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
25 Nov 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 - - 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 18.18%
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
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 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.77% 3.91% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £400 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £600 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.05 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +70.45%
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