The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 77 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 15 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 2.20% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 5.38% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 3
Average daily rate £425 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-67.25% -
Ruby
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
466 409 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.17% 40.94% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 269 114
Average daily rate £393 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 10
Average hourly rate £22.54 £19.75 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -51.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.15 £30.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.35 £140.00
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 Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Cheshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Cheshire 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
Knutsford - 3 £450 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £500 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (80.95%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (80.95%) DevOps
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 9 (42.86%) Puppet
5 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
5 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
6 6 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
10 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
10 2 (9.52%) IaaS
10 2 (9.52%) SaaS
10 2 (9.52%) PaaS
10 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (9.52%) VMware
10 2 (9.52%) CentOS
10 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.52%) IIS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Ruby Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Java Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Development Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.76%) J2SE
3 1 (4.76%) Java ME
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) STB
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Server Building
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) BladeLogic
4 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) BMC
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
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