The table below looks at the statistics for PAS 78 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PAS 78 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PAS 78: Guide to good practice in commissioning accessible websites
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PAS 78 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
800 944 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.78% 9.88% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 513 420
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.37 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%