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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 1
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 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £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 - - -
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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
210 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.87% 6.11% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 88
Average daily rate £390 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.90 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.20 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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