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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 - -
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
347 264 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.75% 15.24% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 147 109
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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
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 25 July 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
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Southampton - 9 £350 - 2
RSpec
South East

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
2 12 (85.71%) Vagrant
2 12 (85.71%) Puppet
3 11 (78.57%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
5 9 (64.29%) Java
5 9 (64.29%) VMware
5 9 (64.29%) Open Source
5 9 (64.29%) CentOS
5 9 (64.29%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (64.29%) Amazon S3
5 9 (64.29%) vCloud
6 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
6 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
6 8 (57.14%) Maven
6 8 (57.14%) EMC
7 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (42.86%) TDD
8 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
8 6 (42.86%) JIRA
8 6 (42.86%) Selenium
8 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (42.86%) DevOps
9 5 (35.71%) Apache
10 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 4 (28.57%) JTS
10 4 (28.57%) Internet
10 4 (28.57%) MVC

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) Confluence
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon S3
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) Mockito
5 3 (21.43%) Grunt
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (14.29%) JMeter
6 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
6 2 (14.29%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) JTS
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) Ajax
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
2 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
2 4 (28.57%) JPA
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) PostGIS
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) vCloud
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Puppet
1 12 (85.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) EMC
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Tripwire
4 2 (14.29%) Atlassian