The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Hampshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
300 312 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.45% 18.29% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 124
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 41
Average hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £17.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
RSpec
South East

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

RSpec
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

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Hudson
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Mockito
5 1 (11.11%) Puppet
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) Java

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) Mockito
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
1 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat