The first table below looks at the demand for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 11 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 Reading 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
96 100 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.58% 10.68% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 31
Average daily rate £388 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £19.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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Berkshire

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RSpec across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago