The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 77 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.098% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £386
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.56%
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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
87 116 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.45% 11.37% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 82 72
Median daily rate £425 £450 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £349 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

RSpec
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