The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 25 June 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing RSpec 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -11.03% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 186 324 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.59% 16.51% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 197 205
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £43.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £59.31 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

RSpec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RSpec in Hampshire

RSpec
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 - -
RSpec
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Capistrano
2 2 (66.67%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

RSpec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Phusion Passenger
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware