The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank - 103 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.64% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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- £358 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £365 -
% change year-on-year
+13.01% -
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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
317 337 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.03% 16.48% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 197 153
Average daily rate £363 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) JMeter
3 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
3 7 (77.78%) Puppet
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) Vagrant
3 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 7 (77.78%) Confluence
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) JUnit
3 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
3 7 (77.78%) JMeter
3 7 (77.78%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
1 7 (77.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle