The table below looks at the statistics for RSpec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RSpec
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
300 288 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.53% 13.02% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 160 138
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £34.93 £21.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.47% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £20.70 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

RSpec Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RSpec across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

RSpec Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
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