The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
97 102 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.35% 15.48% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 47
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RSpec across the Glasgow region.

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) CoffeeScript
1 8 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 8 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 8 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Capistrano

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 8 (100.00%) Ember.js
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) AIX
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
3 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
1 8 (100.00%) CoffeeScript
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Capistrano