The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 33 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 34 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.54% 1.28% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.56% 3.01% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £383 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £454 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
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
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
322 299 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.99% 42.59% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 154 124
Average daily rate £325 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 33
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 £9.40 £35.00 £35.35
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 31 £325 -23.52% 13
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 30 (56.60%) Linux
1 30 (56.60%) Puppet
1 30 (56.60%) DevOps
2 25 (47.17%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
4 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (37.74%) BDD
6 19 (35.85%) UNIX
7 18 (33.96%) C#
8 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
8 17 (32.08%) .NET
8 17 (32.08%) QA
9 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
9 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
10 15 (28.30%) Web Services
11 14 (26.42%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
12 12 (22.64%) WebDriver
12 12 (22.64%) Selenium
13 9 (16.98%) Python
14 8 (15.09%) Perl
15 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
15 7 (13.21%) Java
15 7 (13.21%) Ansible
16 6 (11.32%) PHP
16 6 (11.32%) IaaS
17 5 (9.43%) Retail
18 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
18 3 (5.66%) Tomcat

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.32%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) SpecFlow
2 12 (22.64%) WebDriver
2 12 (22.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 5 (9.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 17 (32.08%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (32.08%) Administrator
2 17 (32.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 17 (32.08%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (26.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (24.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) QA Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Senior QA Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Ruby Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
3 15 (28.30%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) REST
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) DevOps
2 25 (47.17%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
4 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (37.74%) BDD
6 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
8 1 (1.89%) Scrum
8 1 (1.89%) Change Management
8 1 (1.89%) Workflow
8 1 (1.89%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.89%) Kanban
8 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) C#
2 9 (16.98%) Python
3 8 (15.09%) Perl
4 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
4 7 (13.21%) Java
5 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 30 (56.60%) Puppet
2 14 (26.42%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
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