The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.043% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
162 142 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.11% 6.06% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 87 78
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.64 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £72.00 £27.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
Section 508
UK

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