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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 37 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 40 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.49% 1.98% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.20% 4.62% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
Ruby
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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
328 368 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.85% 42.79% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 290 126
Average daily rate £375 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Average hourly rate £38.20 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.20 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 44 (73.33%) Java
2 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 31 (51.67%) PHP
3 29 (48.33%) Git (software)
4 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (43.33%) Subversion
5 26 (43.33%) Linux
6 24 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 23 (38.33%) Puppet
8 22 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (36.67%) Relational Database
8 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
10 20 (33.33%) DevOps
10 20 (33.33%) Bash Shell
11 19 (31.67%) Visualisation
11 19 (31.67%) Python
11 19 (31.67%) Perl
12 17 (28.33%) HTTP
12 17 (28.33%) Hudson
13 16 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (26.67%) LAN
13 16 (26.67%) WAN
13 16 (26.67%) Firewall
13 16 (26.67%) CentOS
13 16 (26.67%) Web Design
14 15 (25.00%) VMware
14 15 (25.00%) Windows
14 15 (25.00%) Salt
15 13 (21.67%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (21.67%) Apache
2 9 (15.00%) nginx
3 6 (10.00%) Confluence
3 6 (10.00%) MediaWiki
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.00%) SaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.67%) PaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) HTTP
2 16 (26.67%) LAN
2 16 (26.67%) WAN
2 16 (26.67%) Firewall
3 9 (15.00%) LDAP
4 6 (10.00%) Network Security
4 6 (10.00%) IPsec
4 6 (10.00%) OSPF
4 6 (10.00%) BGP
4 6 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (10.00%) VPN
4 6 (10.00%) IPv6
5 4 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) DNS
6 1 (1.67%) SMTP
6 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) MySQL
3 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Git (software)
2 26 (43.33%) Subversion
3 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 17 (28.33%) Hudson
5 8 (13.33%) JIRA
6 5 (8.33%) Selenium
7 3 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.00%) RSpec
8 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.67%) TestNG
9 1 (1.67%) Maven
9 1 (1.67%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (10.00%) Electronics
1 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
1 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (21.67%) Ruby Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (1.67%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) AWS Developer
10 1 (1.67%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.67%) Administrator
10 1 (1.67%) IT Consultant
10 1 (1.67%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) LAMP
2 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) HTML5
3 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.33%) Spring
4 5 (8.33%) JSON
4 5 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (5.00%) REST
5 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (5.00%) Underscore.js
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) XML
5 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.00%) Marionette.js
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) Servlets
6 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Visualisation
2 7 (11.67%) Open Source
3 6 (10.00%) DTV
3 6 (10.00%) Wiki
4 5 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) CentOS
3 15 (25.00%) Windows
4 12 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 9 (15.00%) Debian
6 7 (11.67%) UNIX
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (6.67%) Fedora
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (33.33%) DevOps
5 16 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (26.67%) Web Design
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.67%) Build Automation
7 7 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.00%) Database Theory
8 6 (10.00%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) Java
2 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 31 (51.67%) PHP
3 20 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 19 (31.67%) Perl
4 19 (31.67%) Python
5 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 3 (5.00%) PHP5
6 3 (5.00%) Golang
7 2 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) CCNA
1 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) XenServer
2 12 (20.00%) Samba
2 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.00%) Postfix
4 6 (10.00%) iptables
5 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (38.33%) Puppet
2 22 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (25.00%) Salt
4 8 (13.33%) Ansible
5 6 (10.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.67%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) VMware
2 13 (21.67%) Citrix
2 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
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