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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 66 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing RSpec 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.12% 0.98% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 6.12% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£388 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £323 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.15% -24.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £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
98 98 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.50% 15.93% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 73
Average daily rate £388 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £213 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.87 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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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 12 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) CoffeeScript
1 4 (100.00%) Jasmine

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) CoffeeScript