The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £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
54 86 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.54% 13.19% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 31
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSpec across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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