The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 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 the South East - - -
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
804 664 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.63% 7.56% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 297 349
Average daily rate £355 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 70
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -16.66%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Section 508 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East