The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Glasgow region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - - -
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 £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
85 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.38% 9.79% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 27
Average daily rate £375 £336 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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RSpec
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

RSpec
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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 July 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%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
2 5 (62.50%) Ember.js
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Capistrano
2 5 (62.50%) CoffeeScript
2 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
3 3 (37.50%) ATDD
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Star Schema
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
3 3 (37.50%) Gradle
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) WATIR
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) TortoiseSVN
3 3 (37.50%) JBehave
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
2 5 (62.50%) Ember.js
3 3 (37.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Mac OS X
2 5 (62.50%) AIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) ATDD
3 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (37.50%) Inmon Methodology
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) CoffeeScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Capistrano
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) VMware