Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 159 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +142
Contract jobs citing RSpec 1 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.033% 0.39% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
West Yorkshire median daily rate £468 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.08% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £365 £335
% change year-on-year +36.99% +9.09% -55.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 722 600 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.63% 16.79% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 393 519
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +12.82% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £501
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £363
% change year-on-year - +13.79% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

RSpec
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for RSpec in West Yorkshire

RSpec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RSpec in West Yorkshire

RSpec
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RSpec within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leeds -5 1 £468 +28.08%
RSpec
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for RSpec.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

RSpec
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG