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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 62 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 0.33% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 0.96% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
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£394 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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
265 313 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.59% 34.25% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 159 199
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Average hourly rate £33.25 £31.56 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £18.03 £38.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £48.50 £51.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
Warrington -5 1 £510 +56.92% 1
Daresbury - - - -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) Java
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
1 20 (90.91%) Open Source
2 18 (81.82%) Python
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) C++
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) BDD
3 16 (72.73%) NoSQL
4 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
4 15 (68.18%) TDD
5 14 (63.64%) JSON
5 14 (63.64%) Scala
6 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (54.55%) Web Services
7 12 (54.55%) RESTful
8 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
9 9 (40.91%) XML
10 7 (31.82%) XHTML
10 7 (31.82%) HTML
10 7 (31.82%) CSS
10 7 (31.82%) Ajax
11 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
11 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
12 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 4 (18.18%) Maven
12 4 (18.18%) Firewall

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) Jetty
2 4 (18.18%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Route 53
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 4 (18.18%) Hudson
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) JSON
2 12 (54.55%) RESTful
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) XHTML
4 7 (31.82%) Ajax
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (72.73%) BDD
2 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
2 15 (68.18%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) JVM Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Python
3 16 (72.73%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) C++
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) PHP
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
1 4 (18.18%) Vagrant
2 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) RightScale
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