Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RSpec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RSpec over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RSpec
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 - 178
Rank change year-on-year - +178 +3
Contract jobs citing RSpec 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% - 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Berkshire median daily rate - - £300
South East median daily rate £375 £369 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% -13.24% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

RSpec is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 501 444 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.17% 10.33% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 263 236
Berkshire median daily rate £398 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +9.97% -3.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £251
90th Percentile £538 £525 £478
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.88 £45.50 £24.80
90th Percentile £50.25 £172.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RSpec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RSpec in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for RSpec in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ascot - 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
RSpec
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
1 3 (100.00%) TextMate
1 3 (100.00%) Sublime Text
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Sublime Text
1 3 (100.00%) TextMate
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby