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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 53 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.75% 1.52% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 3.24% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
338 247 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.61% 46.96% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 126 169
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.25 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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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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 +3 10 - - 5
Peterborough - - - - 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) BDD
3 12 (66.67%) C#
4 11 (61.11%) E-Commerce
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) QA
5 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow
6 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 6 (33.33%) Selenium
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) Perl
9 2 (11.11%) CSS
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (11.11%) DevOps
9 2 (11.11%) Puppet
10 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
10 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
10 1 (5.56%) Mingle
10 1 (5.56%) Redis
10 1 (5.56%) Kafka
10 1 (5.56%) IaaS
10 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
10 1 (5.56%) MCollective
10 1 (5.56%) Relational Database

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) SpecFlow
2 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) Memcached
5 1 (5.56%) Kafka
5 1 (5.56%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) BDD
3 11 (61.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) PHP5
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Graphite
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft