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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 75 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing RSpec 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.04% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 1.73% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
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£425 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 -
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
203 173 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.09% 13.61% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 102 89
Average daily rate £400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.57% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Egham - 12 £425 - 3
RSpec
South East

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Ruby
2 21 (95.45%) UNIX
3 19 (86.36%) Selenium
4 16 (72.73%) Scrum
4 16 (72.73%) TDD
5 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (59.09%) Node.js
6 13 (59.09%) Backbone.js
7 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
8 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
10 6 (27.27%) RubyGems
10 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
11 4 (18.18%) React
11 4 (18.18%) Underscore.js
12 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
12 3 (13.64%) Puppet
12 3 (13.64%) DevOps
12 3 (13.64%) WATIR
12 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
13 2 (9.09%) Open Source
13 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
13 2 (9.09%) Degree
13 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 2 (9.09%) Oracle
13 2 (9.09%) Finance
13 2 (9.09%) Red Hat

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (59.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) RubyGems
4 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.64%) WATIR
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) AWS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Backbone.js
2 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 4 (18.18%) React
3 4 (18.18%) Underscore.js
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) UNIX
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) TDD
1 16 (72.73%) Scrum
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Ruby
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
Egham, Surrey
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