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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £398
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
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
833 975 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 9.80% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 501 414
Average daily rate £410 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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
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