The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank - 94 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £320 £365
% change year-on-year
+21.09% -12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
257 182 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.61% 11.48% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 119 75
Average daily rate £345 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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Yorkshire

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Opscode Chef