The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 12 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 39 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.18% 2.19% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.49% 4.40% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £384 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £453 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
Ruby
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
166 182 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.34% 49.86% 52.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 123 84
Average daily rate £340 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 37 (72.55%) DevOps
2 35 (68.63%) Linux
2 35 (68.63%) Puppet
3 28 (54.90%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (50.98%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
6 19 (37.25%) Web Services
6 19 (37.25%) UNIX
6 19 (37.25%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (27.45%) Python
8 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.57%) Ansible
9 11 (21.57%) BDD
10 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
10 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
10 10 (19.61%) C#
11 9 (17.65%) Java
11 9 (17.65%) Perl
11 9 (17.65%) .NET
11 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 9 (17.65%) QA
11 9 (17.65%) SpecFlow
12 8 (15.69%) IaaS
12 8 (15.69%) PHP
13 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
14 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
14 6 (11.76%) Selenium
15 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
15 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
15 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) SpecFlow
2 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 6 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) RSpec
4 1 (1.96%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Xcode
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 16 (31.37%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (31.37%) Administrator
3 16 (31.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (31.37%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (19.61%) Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
11 1 (1.96%) DevOps Administrator
11 1 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.96%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.84%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.96%) REST
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) DevOps
2 28 (54.90%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (49.02%) Configuration Management
4 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) BDD
6 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.96%) Kanban
9 1 (1.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (1.96%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.96%) OOP
9 1 (1.96%) Change Management
9 1 (1.96%) Workflow
9 1 (1.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Python
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) Perl
4 8 (15.69%) PHP
5 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 35 (68.63%) Puppet
2 19 (37.25%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (21.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
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