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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 99 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 0.055% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.66% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£358 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
RSpec
South East

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
322 315 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.40% 17.25% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 200 145
Average daily rate £364 £355 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 2014.

RSpec Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

RSpec
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +2 10 £358 +2.14% 1
RSpec
South East

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (100.00%) Puppet
1 15 (100.00%) Vagrant
2 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) Java
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) CentOS
4 11 (73.33%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (73.33%) Open Source
4 11 (73.33%) vCloud
5 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
5 10 (66.67%) Maven
6 9 (60.00%) EMC
7 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (53.33%) DevOps
8 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
8 7 (46.67%) Selenium
8 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
9 6 (40.00%) JIRA
9 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (40.00%) Apache
10 5 (33.33%) Confluence
10 5 (33.33%) VirtualBox
10 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 5 (33.33%) Confluence
4 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (66.67%) Amazon S3
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (66.67%) Maven
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) Mockito
5 4 (26.67%) JUnit
5 4 (26.67%) JMeter
6 3 (20.00%) Zephyr
6 3 (20.00%) Grunt
6 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
6 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 4 (26.67%) JPA
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) JTS
2 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (26.67%) PostGIS
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) BC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) vCloud
2 5 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Puppet
1 15 (100.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) EMC
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
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