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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 34 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 38 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.34% 0.52% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.01% 1.49% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £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 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
345 269 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.38% 34.98% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 205 156
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (65.57%) Java
2 38 (62.30%) PHP
3 34 (55.74%) Linux
4 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (47.54%) Puppet
6 28 (45.90%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (42.62%) DevOps
8 25 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (40.98%) CentOS
8 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
8 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
9 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
10 22 (36.07%) LAMP
10 22 (36.07%) Subversion
10 22 (36.07%) Bash Shell
11 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
11 21 (34.43%) Perl
12 20 (32.79%) Apache
12 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
12 20 (32.79%) VMware
12 20 (32.79%) Hudson
13 19 (31.15%) Python
14 18 (29.51%) LAN
14 18 (29.51%) WAN
14 18 (29.51%) Citrix
14 18 (29.51%) Firewall
14 18 (29.51%) XenServer
14 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
15 17 (27.87%) Salt
16 16 (26.23%) Visualisation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (32.79%) Apache
2 8 (13.11%) nginx
3 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.20%) MediaWiki
4 5 (8.20%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.03%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (11.48%) Amazon S3
4 5 (8.20%) SaaS
5 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.28%) PaaS
7 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) LAN
1 18 (29.51%) WAN
1 18 (29.51%) Firewall
2 16 (26.23%) LDAP
3 14 (22.95%) HTTP
4 5 (8.20%) Network Security
4 5 (8.20%) EIGRP
4 5 (8.20%) OSPF
4 5 (8.20%) BGP
4 5 (8.20%) VPN
4 5 (8.20%) IPsec
4 5 (8.20%) IPv6
5 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) SSH
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) SMTP
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.31%) MySQL
3 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 22 (36.07%) Subversion
3 21 (34.43%) Jenkins
4 20 (32.79%) Hudson
5 6 (9.84%) JIRA
6 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.28%) Selenium
6 2 (3.28%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.64%) WATIR
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.64%) TestNG
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) RSpec
General
1 8 (13.11%) Electronics
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
1 8 (13.11%) Manufacturing
1 8 (13.11%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (34.43%) Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 12 (19.67%) Ruby Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Architect
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Applications Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (1.64%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (1.64%) Web Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) QA Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.64%) IT Consultant
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) LAMP
2 8 (13.11%) HTML
2 8 (13.11%) HTML5
3 7 (11.48%) Spring
3 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 4 (6.56%) CSS
4 4 (6.56%) Servlets
4 4 (6.56%) jQuery
4 4 (6.56%) JSON
5 3 (4.92%) XML
5 3 (4.92%) REST
5 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Visualisation
2 10 (16.39%) Open Source
3 8 (13.11%) DTV
4 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 5 (8.20%) Wiki
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 25 (40.98%) CentOS
3 16 (26.23%) Ubuntu
4 8 (13.11%) Windows
5 6 (9.84%) Fedora
6 5 (8.20%) Debian
6 5 (8.20%) UNIX
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) DevOps
3 25 (40.98%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (32.79%) Configuration Management
5 14 (22.95%) Scrum
6 13 (21.31%) Web Design
6 13 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.11%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (13.11%) Programme Management
9 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (9.84%) Build Automation
9 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.20%) Coaching
10 5 (8.20%) Database Theory
10 5 (8.20%) Relational Database Theory
10 5 (8.20%) User Stories
10 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) Java
2 38 (62.30%) PHP
3 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
4 22 (36.07%) Bash Shell
5 21 (34.43%) Perl
6 19 (31.15%) Python
7 6 (9.84%) SQL
8 5 (8.20%) PHP5
9 3 (4.92%) Golang
10 2 (3.28%) Groovy
11 1 (1.64%) Scala
11 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (22.95%) CCNA
2 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) XenServer
2 16 (26.23%) Samba
3 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.20%) Postfix
5 1 (1.64%) NFS
5 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (47.54%) Puppet
2 28 (45.90%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (27.87%) Salt
4 5 (8.20%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.92%) Cacti
5 3 (4.92%) Nagios
5 3 (4.92%) Ansible
6 1 (1.64%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
2 20 (32.79%) VMware
3 18 (29.51%) Citrix
4 8 (13.11%) SAP
5 3 (4.92%) Percona
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
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