The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank - 139 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.031% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £413 £358
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
RSpec
UK

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
387 356 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.31% 11.15% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 172 168
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £28.25 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £30.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.83 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RSpec
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