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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 24 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 62 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.55% 1.72% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 3.83% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 13 4
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£388 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
403 366 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.09% 44.96% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 223 145
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +0.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £31.50 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +25 59 £388 -8.82% 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 76 (86.36%) DevOps
2 74 (84.09%) Linux
2 74 (84.09%) Puppet
3 64 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (65.91%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (51.14%) Web Services
6 41 (46.59%) Ansible
7 36 (40.91%) Configuration Management
8 35 (39.77%) Python
9 31 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (25.00%) Java
11 21 (23.86%) Perl
11 21 (23.86%) PHP
12 20 (22.73%) Bash Shell
13 19 (21.59%) UNIX
14 11 (12.50%) IaaS
15 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (9.09%) C#
15 8 (9.09%) WebDriver
15 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
15 8 (9.09%) Subversion
15 8 (9.09%) QA
15 8 (9.09%) Selenium
16 7 (7.95%) BDD
17 6 (6.82%) .NET
17 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
17 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
17 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
18 5 (5.68%) Ruby on Rails
18 5 (5.68%) Vagrant

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 64 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Subversion
1 8 (9.09%) Selenium
1 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 8 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.41%) RSpec
4 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 4 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (46.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 25 (28.41%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (28.41%) Administrator
3 25 (28.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 25 (28.41%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) QA Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Quality Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.27%) QA Engineer
10 1 (1.14%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.14%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.14%) Senior QA Analyst
10 1 (1.14%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.14%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (51.14%) Web Services
2 6 (6.82%) .NET
2 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.68%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) J2EE
4 1 (1.14%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 74 (84.09%) Linux
2 19 (21.59%) UNIX
3 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (86.36%) DevOps
2 36 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 31 (35.23%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.95%) BDD
6 4 (4.55%) TDD
7 3 (3.41%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.27%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.27%) OOP
8 2 (2.27%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.14%) Scrum
9 1 (1.14%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.77%) Python
2 22 (25.00%) Java
3 21 (23.86%) Perl
3 21 (23.86%) PHP
4 20 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.14%) SQL
7 1 (1.14%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 74 (84.09%) Puppet
2 58 (65.91%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (46.59%) Ansible
4 5 (5.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Red Hat