The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.47% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% - -
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 - -
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 East Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
56 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.15% 10.76% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 16
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

RSpec
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 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
Brighton - 2 £375 -
RSpec
South East

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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