The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
Ruby
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.32% 21.08% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 44
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £46.07 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Bedfordshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Ruby 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 Ruby.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Ruby 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 Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Test Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA