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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Section 508
England

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
831 898 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.32% 9.52% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 477 420
Median daily rate £420 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 43 32
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +19.04%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Section 508 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Section 508 across the South East region.

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in the South East