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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RSpec
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RSpec 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £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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England

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
389 329 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.53% 14.35% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 191 136
Average daily rate £330 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £16.90 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

RSpec
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

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

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2
RSpec
England

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Sinatra
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Resque
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) RSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Sinatra
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Resque
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capistrano