The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
North West / Manchester
Rank - - 87
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
223 356 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.58% 18.58% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 206 140
Median daily rate £375 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £31.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

RSpec
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Manchester