The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
RSpec
East of England

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
29 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.48% 7.26% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 38
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Median hourly rate £50.78 - £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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