The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
RSpec
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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
175 218 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.94% 12.44% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 141 92
Average daily rate £338 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%