The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec 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
RSpec
Rank - - 123
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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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
256 216 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.65% 8.67% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 135 104
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RSpec
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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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RSpec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace