The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank 90 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.75% - 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.66% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £330 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
RSpec
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 144 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.45% 10.29% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 102 95
Average daily rate £420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

RSpec
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

RSpec
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 3 £330 -
Reigate - 3 £330 -
RSpec
South East

RSpec
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DHCP
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Administrator
1 9 (90.00%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (80.00%) AWS Administrator
3 7 (70.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (70.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
1 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat