The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
194 161 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.47% 6.43% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 73 72
Average daily rate £400 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.84% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £186 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.81% +9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.08 £12.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £16.55 £81.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -4.05%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Section 508 across the Scotland region.

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland