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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 60 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.15% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £400 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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
311 348 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.60% 51.94% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 129 161
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 54
Average hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £37.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
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 24 October 2014. 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 +4 5 £350 -12.50% 13
Peterborough - - - -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) PHP
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Open Source
5 7 (38.89%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) C
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 4 (22.22%) QA
8 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 4 (22.22%) Puppet
8 4 (22.22%) Selenium
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) MySQL
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) 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%) FitNesse
9 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 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 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 2 (11.11%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
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%) Applications Developer
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
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
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%) Kafka
2 2 (11.11%) Memcached
3 1 (5.56%) FFmpeg
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) MCollective
3 1 (5.56%) Pyramid
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (11.11%) GIS
4 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) FreeBSD
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Gentoo
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Test-First Development
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) C
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.11%) Perl
8 2 (11.11%) PHP5
9 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (5.56%) sed
9 1 (5.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
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%) Bacula
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat