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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank - 116 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
342 354 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.23% 17.40% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 195 134
Average daily rate £365 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 19
Average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £37.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) JUnit
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) Ruby
3 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 8 (80.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) Vagrant
4 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (70.00%) Confluence
4 7 (70.00%) JMeter
4 7 (70.00%) MS Office
4 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
5 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) RESTful

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (70.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 8 (80.00%) JUnit
3 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
4 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
4 7 (70.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JTS
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
1 8 (80.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle