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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 19 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 42 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.08% 1.44% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.73% 3.03% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
267 231 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.35% 47.63% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 168 73
Average daily rate £370 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £38.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.10 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £58.25 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 79 (96.34%) DevOps
2 73 (89.02%) Linux
3 72 (87.80%) Puppet
4 63 (76.83%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (65.85%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (52.44%) Web Services
7 40 (48.78%) Ansible
8 35 (42.68%) Configuration Management
9 33 (40.24%) Python
9 33 (40.24%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (28.05%) Perl
11 22 (26.83%) Java
12 21 (25.61%) PHP
13 19 (23.17%) UNIX
13 19 (23.17%) Bash Shell
14 12 (14.63%) IaaS
15 8 (9.76%) TDD
15 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
16 7 (8.54%) Subversion
16 7 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
17 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
17 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
17 5 (6.10%) HTML
17 5 (6.10%) RSpec
17 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (6.10%) Vagrant
18 4 (4.88%) BDD
18 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
18 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
18 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.44%) Node.js
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (76.83%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (14.63%) IaaS
3 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.54%) Subversion
3 5 (6.10%) RSpec
4 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.44%) Selenium
4 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.44%) Xcode
5 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (2.44%) Electronics
1 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.44%) Finance
1 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (54.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (47.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 24 (29.27%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (29.27%) Administrator
3 24 (29.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 24 (29.27%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Programmer
9 1 (1.22%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.22%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (1.22%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (52.44%) Web Services
2 7 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (6.10%) HTML
4 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) Sensu
5 2 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) OAuth
6 1 (1.22%) J2EE
6 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) DTV
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (89.02%) Linux
2 19 (23.17%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.66%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (96.34%) DevOps
2 35 (42.68%) Configuration Management
3 33 (40.24%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.76%) TDD
5 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.88%) Data Protection
5 4 (4.88%) BDD
6 3 (3.66%) OOP
7 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.44%) Scrum
7 2 (2.44%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.44%) Pair Programming
7 2 (2.44%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.44%) Kanban
7 2 (2.44%) Test Automation
7 2 (2.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (1.22%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.22%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Python
2 23 (28.05%) Perl
3 22 (26.83%) Java
4 21 (25.61%) PHP
5 19 (23.17%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) C#
8 1 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 72 (87.80%) Puppet
2 54 (65.85%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (48.78%) Ansible
4 5 (6.10%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.44%) logstash
5 2 (2.44%) Graphite
6 1 (1.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.44%) SAP
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