The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 61 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £45.00
Ruby
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
237 232 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.47% 34.83% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 160 114
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.54 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £175.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) PHP5
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) WebGL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Sinatra
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Fedora
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JBehave
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) RubyGems
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Sinatra
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WebGL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Symfony
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SVG
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Fedora
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCAD
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Sony
1 1 (25.00%) Facebook
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