The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 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 Oxfordshire - - -
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 - - -
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.75% 4.74% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 15
Average daily rate £315 £400 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £140 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £16.78 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.20 £22.98 £17.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire