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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 76 75
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.67% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £300 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
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
78 109 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.14% 11.53% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 82 59
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 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