The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
151 97 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.64% 8.65% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 44 41
Average daily rate £375 £349 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £207 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -29.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%