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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 237
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £195
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £195
% change year-on-year
- +105.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
786 623 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.99% 7.30% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 295 315
Average daily rate £360 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £212 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 28 64
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £113.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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

Section 508
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Section 508 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Section 508
England