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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 32 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 44 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.07% 0.68% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.54% 1.88% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 3
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£450 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
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
351 319 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.48% 36.33% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 241 150
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 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £12.85 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.30 £42.50
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 2 March 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 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 43 (72.88%) Java
2 31 (52.54%) PHP
3 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
3 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
4 28 (47.46%) Linux
5 26 (44.07%) Subversion
6 25 (42.37%) Puppet
7 24 (40.68%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (37.29%) Configuration Management
9 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
9 22 (37.29%) DevOps
10 21 (35.59%) Bash Shell
11 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
11 20 (33.90%) Perl
12 19 (32.20%) VMware
12 19 (32.20%) Visualisation
13 18 (30.51%) Hudson
14 17 (28.81%) XenServer
14 17 (28.81%) CentOS
14 17 (28.81%) LAN
14 17 (28.81%) WAN
14 17 (28.81%) HTTP
14 17 (28.81%) Firewall
14 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
14 17 (28.81%) Citrix
15 16 (27.12%) Python
15 16 (27.12%) Web Design
15 16 (27.12%) Responsive Web Design

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 14 (23.73%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) nginx
2 6 (10.17%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) MediaWiki
3 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.78%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.08%) SaaS
5 2 (3.39%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) LAN
1 17 (28.81%) WAN
1 17 (28.81%) HTTP
1 17 (28.81%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) LDAP
3 6 (10.17%) Network Security
3 6 (10.17%) IPsec
3 6 (10.17%) OSPF
3 6 (10.17%) BGP
3 6 (10.17%) EIGRP
3 6 (10.17%) VPN
3 6 (10.17%) IPv6
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) SMTP
5 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
2 26 (44.07%) Subversion
3 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
4 18 (30.51%) Hudson
5 7 (11.86%) JIRA
6 3 (5.08%) Selenium
7 2 (3.39%) RSpec
7 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.69%) TestNG
8 1 (1.69%) Maven
8 1 (1.69%) JUnit
8 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (10.17%) Electronics
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
1 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
1 6 (10.17%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 21 (35.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Ruby Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (1.69%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.69%) Web Architect
9 1 (1.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) LAMP
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) HTML5
3 5 (8.47%) Spring
4 4 (6.78%) JSON
4 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.08%) jQuery
5 3 (5.08%) REST
5 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) XML
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) Servlets
7 1 (1.69%) .NET
7 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.69%) Underscore.js
7 1 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Visualisation
2 7 (11.86%) Open Source
3 6 (10.17%) DTV
3 6 (10.17%) Wiki
4 5 (8.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) CentOS
3 13 (22.03%) Ubuntu
4 12 (20.34%) Windows
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.17%) Debian
6 4 (6.78%) Fedora
6 4 (6.78%) UNIX
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (37.29%) Configuration Management
3 22 (37.29%) DevOps
4 16 (27.12%) Web Design
4 16 (27.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
6 7 (11.86%) Build Automation
6 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.17%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.17%) Database Theory
7 6 (10.17%) Relational Database Theory
8 5 (8.47%) Coaching
8 5 (8.47%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) Java
2 31 (52.54%) PHP
3 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
4 21 (35.59%) Bash Shell
5 20 (33.90%) Perl
6 16 (27.12%) Python
7 8 (13.56%) SQL
8 3 (5.08%) PHP5
8 3 (5.08%) Golang
9 2 (3.39%) C#
9 2 (3.39%) Groovy
10 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) CCNA
1 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) HND
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) XenServer
2 13 (22.03%) Samba
3 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.17%) Postfix
5 1 (1.69%) NFS
5 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (42.37%) Puppet
2 24 (40.68%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (27.12%) Salt
4 6 (10.17%) ZABBIX
5 5 (8.47%) Ansible
6 1 (1.69%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) VMware
2 17 (28.81%) Citrix
2 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
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