The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for RSpec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RSpec over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RSpec
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing RSpec 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - - 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £386
% change year-on-year -3.03% -14.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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

Contract Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 68 68 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 13.00% 11.95% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 52
Median daily rate £400 £300 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -22.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing RSpec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in Glasgow

RSpec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RSpec in Glasgow