The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 138 -
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
405 473 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.57% 16.74% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 302 193
Median daily rate £400 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

RSpec
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing RSpec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

RSpec
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

RSpec Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

RSpec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) WCAG
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) UX Design
3 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js

RSpec
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Grunt
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) QA Test Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Backbone.js
2 3 (42.86%) Dropwizard
2 3 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (42.86%) RESTEasy
2 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) UX Design
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet