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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 113 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.50% 0.062% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
356 285 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.32% 17.58% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 186 167
Average daily rate £335 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RSpec across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

RSpec Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 23 (100.00%) Puppet
2 21 (91.30%) Vagrant
3 19 (82.61%) Jenkins
3 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (73.91%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (73.91%) Java
4 17 (73.91%) Linux
5 16 (69.57%) CentOS
6 15 (65.22%) Amazon S3
6 15 (65.22%) Web Services
6 15 (65.22%) Scrum
6 15 (65.22%) Open Source
7 14 (60.87%) vCloud
7 14 (60.87%) VMware
7 14 (60.87%) Maven
8 13 (56.52%) DevOps
9 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
10 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
11 10 (43.48%) EMC
11 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
11 10 (43.48%) Selenium
11 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
12 8 (34.78%) VirtualBox
12 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (34.78%) JIRA
13 7 (30.43%) Apache
13 7 (30.43%) JUnit
14 6 (26.09%) Internet
14 6 (26.09%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (52.17%) Tomcat
2 7 (30.43%) Apache
3 6 (26.09%) Confluence
4 3 (13.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (65.22%) Amazon S3
3 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SSL
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) DSL
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Hazelcast
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Jenkins
2 14 (60.87%) Maven
3 10 (43.48%) Selenium
3 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
4 8 (34.78%) JIRA
5 7 (30.43%) JUnit
6 6 (26.09%) JMeter
6 6 (26.09%) Mockito
7 4 (17.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
7 4 (17.39%) Zephyr
7 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
8 3 (13.04%) Grunt
9 2 (8.70%) Subversion
9 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) JPA
2 6 (26.09%) RESTful
2 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
2 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 6 (26.09%) Ajax
2 6 (26.09%) JSON
2 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) PostGIS
3 5 (21.74%) JTS
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Scrum
3 13 (56.52%) DevOps
4 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) Kanban
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) BC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) vCloud
2 8 (34.78%) VirtualBox
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) Docker
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (100.00%) Puppet
2 21 (91.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (43.48%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Tripwire
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
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