The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
319 233 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.42% 9.48% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 102 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) CoffeeScript
1 5 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (100.00%) Ember.js

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) Jasmine
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 5 (100.00%) Ember.js
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) CoffeeScript
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Capistrano