The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
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 - -
RSpec
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
205 246 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.35% 9.53% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 142 88
Average daily rate £340 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £475 - 1
RSpec
South East

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RSpec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSpec.

1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RSpec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RSpec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
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