The table below looks at the statistics for PAS 78 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PAS 78 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PAS 78: Guide to good practice in commissioning accessible websites
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PAS 78 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5034 5427 5162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 9.51% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3189 3514 3137
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 196 216
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.30 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

PAS 78
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PAS 78 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PAS 78 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PAS 78
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PAS 78 within the UK.

PAS 78 Daily Rate Trend in the UK