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 28 August 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
28 Aug 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 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 - - -
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
852 780 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.60% 8.53% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 435 294
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 38 40
Average hourly rate £19.34 £15.89 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -20.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.95 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.30 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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