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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 46 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.44% 3.63% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 7.87% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 £425 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +60.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £323
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +20.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
306 381 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.54% 46.13% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 310 93
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £35.20 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.15 £22.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.62 £43.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%

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 1 June 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 45 (69.23%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.15%) PHP
3 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
5 26 (40.00%) Subversion
6 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
7 23 (35.38%) Linux
8 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (33.85%) Relational Database
9 21 (32.31%) Python
10 20 (30.77%) Visualisation
11 18 (27.69%) HTTP
12 17 (26.15%) Web Design
12 17 (26.15%) Puppet
12 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (24.62%) Bash Shell
14 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
14 15 (23.08%) DevOps
14 15 (23.08%) Scrum
15 14 (21.54%) Windows
16 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
16 13 (20.00%) MySQL
16 13 (20.00%) Perl
17 12 (18.46%) LAN
17 12 (18.46%) WAN
17 12 (18.46%) Firewall
17 12 (18.46%) Hudson
17 12 (18.46%) CentOS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 8 (12.31%) Apache
1 8 (12.31%) nginx
2 5 (7.69%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) MediaWiki
3 3 (4.62%) Node.js
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.62%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) HTTP
2 12 (18.46%) LAN
2 12 (18.46%) WAN
2 12 (18.46%) Firewall
3 5 (7.69%) LDAP
3 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 5 (7.69%) IPv6
3 5 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 5 (7.69%) OSPF
3 5 (7.69%) BGP
3 5 (7.69%) IPsec
3 5 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (4.62%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) SMTP
5 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) Relational Database
2 13 (20.00%) MySQL
3 11 (16.92%) MongoDB
4 10 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (10.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.54%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Git (software)
2 26 (40.00%) Subversion
3 15 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 12 (18.46%) Hudson
5 9 (13.85%) JIRA
6 8 (12.31%) Selenium
7 7 (10.77%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.62%) RSpec
9 3 (4.62%) MSTest
9 3 (4.62%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (4.62%) Calabash
9 3 (4.62%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.62%) NUnit
10 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
2 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.23%) Electronics
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Ruby Developer
3 13 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Tester
8 3 (4.62%) PHP Zend Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Mobile Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Automated Tester
8 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) AWS Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Agile Project Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) HTML
1 7 (10.77%) JSON
2 6 (9.23%) LAMP
2 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) REST
2 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
2 6 (9.23%) HTML5
3 5 (7.69%) Spring
3 5 (7.69%) jQuery
4 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.15%) Apache Camel
5 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.62%) Underscore.js
5 3 (4.62%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.62%) Marionette.js
5 3 (4.62%) CSS
5 3 (4.62%) XML
5 3 (4.62%) SOAP
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Visualisation
2 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.23%) DTV
4 5 (7.69%) Wiki
5 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.62%) User Experience
6 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 12 (18.46%) CentOS
4 8 (12.31%) Ubuntu
4 8 (12.31%) Debian
4 8 (12.31%) UNIX
5 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.15%) Fedora
7 3 (4.62%) Android
7 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
3 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (26.15%) Web Design
4 17 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (23.08%) DevOps
5 15 (23.08%) Scrum
6 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (13.85%) TDD
8 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.23%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (9.23%) BDD
10 6 (9.23%) Build Automation
10 6 (9.23%) Open Source
10 6 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (9.23%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (7.69%) Database Theory
11 5 (7.69%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 30 (46.15%) PHP
3 21 (32.31%) Python
4 16 (24.62%) Bash Shell
5 13 (20.00%) Perl
6 10 (15.38%) SQL
7 5 (7.69%) C#
8 3 (4.62%) PHP5
8 3 (4.62%) Go
8 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.08%) Groovy
9 2 (3.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (12.31%) CCNA
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) XenServer
3 8 (12.31%) Samba
3 8 (12.31%) Postfix
4 5 (7.69%) iptables
5 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) Puppet
1 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (16.92%) Salt
3 7 (10.77%) Ansible
4 5 (7.69%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.54%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) VMware
2 9 (13.85%) Citrix
2 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.23%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) Zend
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago