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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 64 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 1.12% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 2.18% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.05% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
315 321 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.00% 51.44% 48.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 120 180
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 58
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.20 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.50 £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 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 20 November 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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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 +1 3 £350 +3.70% 13
Peterborough - - - - 2
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Test-First Development
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (16.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) PBX
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Kafka
2 2 (16.67%) Memcached
3 1 (8.33%) FFmpeg
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) MCollective
3 1 (8.33%) Pyramid
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) FreeBSD
2 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (8.33%) Debian
2 1 (8.33%) Gentoo
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Test-First Development
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) PHP5
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) AWK
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) sed
6 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Varnish
2 1 (8.33%) Samba
2 1 (8.33%) qmail
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Bacula
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat