The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
62 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.84% 11.90% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 15
Average daily rate £425 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSpec across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

RSpec
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RSpec across the Bedfordshire region.

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire