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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.90% 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
109 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.83% 19.95% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 3 £325 -40.90% 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef