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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 38 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.75% 3.32% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.65% 8.30% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
Average daily rate £469 £288 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -30.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-67.25% -
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
266 289 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.39% 40.03% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 162 153
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 16 £475 +65.21% 8
Peterborough - 7 £325 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) Python
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) Puppet
3 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (60.87%) DevOps
4 13 (56.52%) Ansible
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) Java
7 10 (43.48%) Selenium
7 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
8 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
8 9 (39.13%) Packer
8 9 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (39.13%) Web Services
9 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
10 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
10 7 (30.43%) MySQL
11 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
11 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (26.09%) Subversion
11 6 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (26.09%) Route 53
11 6 (26.09%) MarkLogic
11 6 (26.09%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (26.09%) Node.js
11 6 (26.09%) Redis

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon S3
3 6 (26.09%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (26.09%) Route 53
4 4 (17.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 6 (26.09%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (26.09%) MarkLogic
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) Neo4j
2 6 (26.09%) Redis
3 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 9 (39.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (39.13%) Vagrant
3 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
3 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (26.09%) Subversion
5 4 (17.39%) GitLab
5 4 (17.39%) JUnit
5 4 (17.39%) NUnit
5 4 (17.39%) RSpec
5 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
6 3 (13.04%) Capybara
6 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
6 3 (13.04%) WATIR
7 2 (8.70%) Hudson
7 2 (8.70%) JIRA
8 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) AWS Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
3 3 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer in Test
3 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) ELK Stack
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
4 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
4 4 (17.39%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Security Hardening
5 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Open Source
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Python
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Puppet
2 13 (56.52%) Ansible
3 9 (39.13%) Packer
4 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (26.09%) Kibana
5 6 (26.09%) logstash
6 1 (4.35%) Nagios
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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