The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 53 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 22 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.38% - 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
Average daily rate
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£450 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
Ruby
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
376 235 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.74% 33.62% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 177 167
Average daily rate £400 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 15
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 41 (87.23%) PHP
2 35 (74.47%) Linux
3 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (68.09%) Puppet
4 32 (68.09%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (63.83%) CentOS
5 30 (63.83%) Red Hat
6 29 (61.70%) LAMP
6 29 (61.70%) DevOps
7 27 (57.45%) Java
8 26 (55.32%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (51.06%) Perl
10 23 (48.94%) Bash Shell
11 22 (46.81%) Apache
12 21 (44.68%) Firewall
12 21 (44.68%) VMware
12 21 (44.68%) XenServer
12 21 (44.68%) Ubuntu
12 21 (44.68%) Salt
13 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
14 18 (38.30%) Hudson
15 16 (34.04%) Samba
15 16 (34.04%) Citrix
15 16 (34.04%) Python
15 16 (34.04%) LDAP
15 16 (34.04%) LAN
15 16 (34.04%) WAN
16 15 (31.91%) MySQL
17 12 (25.53%) Open Source
18 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 22 (46.81%) Apache
2 10 (21.28%) nginx
3 5 (10.64%) Confluence
3 5 (10.64%) MediaWiki
4 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.26%) PaaS
6 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) LDAP
2 16 (34.04%) LAN
2 16 (34.04%) WAN
3 10 (21.28%) VPN
4 5 (10.64%) IPv6
4 5 (10.64%) IPsec
4 5 (10.64%) EIGRP
4 5 (10.64%) OSPF
4 5 (10.64%) BGP
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) SMTP
6 1 (2.13%) HTTP
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) MySQL
2 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
2 18 (38.30%) Hudson
3 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
5 5 (10.64%) Subversion
6 3 (6.38%) Selenium
6 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.26%) Maven
8 1 (2.13%) JUnit
8 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.13%) WATIR
8 1 (2.13%) RSpec
8 1 (2.13%) TestNG
8 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
2 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.77%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Applications Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Web Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) LAMP
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) HTML5
5 5 (10.64%) CSS
5 5 (10.64%) JSON
5 5 (10.64%) jQuery
5 5 (10.64%) Spring
6 3 (6.38%) Servlets
7 2 (4.26%) Sass
7 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.26%) REST
7 2 (4.26%) Haml
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.26%) XML
8 1 (2.13%) RESTful
8 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Open Source
2 6 (12.77%) DTV
3 5 (10.64%) Wiki
3 5 (10.64%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) E-Learning
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Linux
2 30 (63.83%) CentOS
3 21 (44.68%) Ubuntu
4 10 (21.28%) Debian
5 6 (12.77%) UNIX
6 5 (10.64%) Windows
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Fedora
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (61.70%) DevOps
3 26 (55.32%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Build Automation
6 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.77%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (12.77%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
7 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (10.64%) Coaching
8 5 (10.64%) Database Theory
8 5 (10.64%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) PHP
2 27 (57.45%) Java
3 24 (51.06%) Perl
4 23 (48.94%) Bash Shell
5 16 (34.04%) Python
6 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
8 3 (6.38%) PHP5
9 2 (4.26%) Golang
9 2 (4.26%) C#
10 1 (2.13%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) CCNA
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) XenServer
2 16 (34.04%) Samba
3 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.64%) Postfix
5 1 (2.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (68.09%) Puppet
1 32 (68.09%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (44.68%) Salt
3 5 (10.64%) Nagios
3 5 (10.64%) ZABBIX
3 5 (10.64%) Cacti
4 1 (2.13%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Red Hat
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 16 (34.04%) Citrix
4 6 (12.77%) SAP
5 5 (10.64%) Percona
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
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