The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RSpec
Rank - 85 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.58% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
246 176 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 18.58% 12.71% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 117 147
Median daily rate £450 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £46.25 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -22.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RSpec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 9 (100.00%) Middleware
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Administrator
1 8 (88.89%) AWS Administrator
1 8 (88.89%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) DevOps
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat