The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
RSpec
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
98 102 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.88% 13.75% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 67
Median daily rate £325 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

RSpec
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RSpec across the Hertfordshire region.

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire