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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 39 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.00% 0.27% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 0.69% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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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
210 144 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.56% 39.34% 59.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 63 122
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £32.50 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) PHP
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Open Source
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) C
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 4 (22.22%) Puppet
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) QA
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
8 4 (22.22%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) C++
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Perl
9 3 (16.67%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) JUnit
9 3 (16.67%) FitNesse

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.56%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) PBX
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Robotium
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Memcached
2 2 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) MCollective
3 1 (5.56%) FFmpeg
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) J2SE
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OO
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Test-First Development
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) PHP
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) C
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 2 (11.11%) PHP5
9 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (5.56%) sed
10 1 (5.56%) Groovy
10 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (5.56%) AWK
10 1 (5.56%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Varnish
2 1 (5.56%) Samba
2 1 (5.56%) qmail
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Perforce
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