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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 - £400 -
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
169 159 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.31% 6.63% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 75 69
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 - £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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