The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.74% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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 Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.44% 10.99% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 11
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Haml
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Haml
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef