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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 25 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 15 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.39% 0.55% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.95% 1.10% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
137 181 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.06% 49.59% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 108 91
Average daily rate £325 £336 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
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
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 21 April 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 12 (48.00%) Linux
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (48.00%) Puppet
1 12 (48.00%) DevOps
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
2 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
4 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) UNIX
5 8 (32.00%) QA
6 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (28.00%) Python
7 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (16.00%) IaaS
9 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
9 3 (12.00%) Perl
9 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (8.00%) CentOS
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) JavaScript

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
1 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (48.00%) DevOps
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
2 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Workflow
4 1 (4.00%) Scrum
4 1 (4.00%) Kanban
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
4 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Puppet
2 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
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