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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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Yorkshire

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
215 184 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.56% 12.15% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 134 93
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.87 £31.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +82.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RSpec across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

RSpec Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 24 October 2014, 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