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 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 38 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 33 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.98% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.97% 0.56% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
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
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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
331 177 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.88% 29.50% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 120 184
Average daily rate £375 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 52 (86.67%) Linux
2 51 (85.00%) PHP
3 47 (78.33%) LAMP
4 45 (75.00%) Red Hat
5 41 (68.33%) Puppet
5 41 (68.33%) DevOps
6 34 (56.67%) Java
6 34 (56.67%) CentOS
7 33 (55.00%) Apache
8 32 (53.33%) VMware
8 32 (53.33%) Bash Shell
9 31 (51.67%) MySQL
9 31 (51.67%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (48.33%) nginx
10 29 (48.33%) Firewall
11 28 (46.67%) Perl
12 26 (43.33%) Debian
12 26 (43.33%) Ubuntu
13 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (41.67%) VPN
13 25 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (40.00%) Jenkins
14 24 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (38.33%) XenServer
16 22 (36.67%) Samba
17 21 (35.00%) Python
18 18 (30.00%) Hudson
18 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
19 17 (28.33%) Postfix

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 33 (55.00%) Apache
2 29 (48.33%) nginx
3 13 (21.67%) Confluence
4 11 (18.33%) MediaWiki
5 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 6 (10.00%) SaaS
4 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) Firewall
2 25 (41.67%) VPN
3 17 (28.33%) LAN
3 17 (28.33%) WAN
4 14 (23.33%) LDAP
5 13 (21.67%) Network Security
6 12 (20.00%) IPv6
7 11 (18.33%) OSPF
7 11 (18.33%) BGP
7 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
7 11 (18.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (51.67%) MySQL
2 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (30.00%) Hudson
2 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (21.67%) JIRA
4 11 (18.33%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.00%) WATIR
8 2 (3.33%) FitNesse
8 2 (3.33%) Maven
8 2 (3.33%) JMeter
9 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.67%) RSpec
9 1 (1.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.00%) Electronics
3 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 17 (28.33%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) LAMP
2 15 (25.00%) Web Services
3 10 (16.67%) jQuery
3 10 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (10.00%) Servlets
4 6 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (3.33%) RESTful
7 2 (3.33%) Haml
7 2 (3.33%) Sass
7 2 (3.33%) JSON
7 2 (3.33%) Symfony
8 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Wiki
2 10 (16.67%) Open Source
3 6 (10.00%) DTV
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (86.67%) Linux
2 34 (56.67%) CentOS
3 26 (43.33%) Debian
3 26 (43.33%) Ubuntu
4 14 (23.33%) Windows
5 11 (18.33%) UNIX
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.00%) Fedora
7 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) DevOps
2 31 (51.67%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (21.67%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (20.00%) Build Automation
6 11 (18.33%) Load Balancing
6 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
7 10 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 10 (16.67%) TDD
8 9 (15.00%) Scrum
9 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.00%) BDD
12 2 (3.33%) Kanban
12 2 (3.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) PHP
2 34 (56.67%) Java
3 32 (53.33%) Bash Shell
4 28 (46.67%) Perl
5 21 (35.00%) Python
6 13 (21.67%) SQL
7 8 (13.33%) PHP5
8 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) CCNA
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (38.33%) XenServer
3 22 (36.67%) Samba
4 17 (28.33%) Postfix
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (68.33%) Puppet
2 25 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (25.00%) Salt
4 14 (23.33%) ZABBIX
5 10 (16.67%) Cacti
5 10 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 32 (53.33%) VMware
3 15 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (16.67%) Percona
5 6 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Facebook
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago