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 17 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
17 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 Scotland - - -
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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
179 148 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.49% 5.99% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 60
Average daily rate £400 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 24
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% -25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £8.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.60 £18.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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