The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 640
Contract jobs citing Section 508 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.018%
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
5119 5606 5435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.69% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3430 3402
Median daily rate £425 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 239
Median hourly rate £27.83 £25.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Section 508
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Section 508 within the UK.

Section 508 Daily Rate Trend in the UK
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