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 August 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 Aug 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
918 997 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.43% 10.19% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 553 463
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 39
Median hourly rate £35.25 £21.55 £16.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.57% +28.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £110.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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