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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank - 64 58
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.09% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
RSpec
Scotland

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
71 97 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.51% 12.55% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 56 62
Average daily rate £288 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £24.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +42.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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