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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 63 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 15 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 2.19% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 6.50% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 3
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£438 £510 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.21% +56.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
337 277 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.83% 33.74% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 149 138
Average daily rate £388 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 2015.

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 August 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
Warrington -15 10 £450 -12.62% 1
Chester -3 4 £438 +9.37%
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Java
3 20 (44.44%) UNIX
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) Python
4 18 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 18 (40.00%) DevOps
5 17 (37.78%) Network Security
5 17 (37.78%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) HTML
7 14 (31.11%) Puppet
8 13 (28.89%) MongoDB
8 13 (28.89%) Scala
9 12 (26.67%) Go
9 12 (26.67%) Kafka
9 12 (26.67%) C++
9 12 (26.67%) Ansible
9 12 (26.67%) Docker
10 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (22.22%) RESTful
12 9 (20.00%) C#
12 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.00%) Internet
12 9 (20.00%) TDD
13 8 (17.78%) Mac OS X
13 8 (17.78%) CSS
14 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
15 6 (13.33%) Statistics
15 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (13.33%) Amazon S3

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Jetty
2 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon S3
3 5 (11.11%) Heroku
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Route 53
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) Network Security
2 9 (20.00%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) HTTP
4 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
4 4 (8.89%) Converged Networks
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) SMS
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
6 1 (2.22%) OSPF
6 1 (2.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Chief Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Chief Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Junior Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Chief Technology Officer
9 1 (2.22%) Lead Technical Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) Kafka
4 10 (22.22%) RESTful
5 8 (17.78%) CSS
6 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (13.33%) HTML5
8 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.44%) XHTML
10 1 (2.22%) Servlets
10 1 (2.22%) Django
10 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (2.22%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Statistics
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) UNIX
3 8 (17.78%) Mac OS X
4 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 18 (40.00%) DevOps
3 9 (20.00%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) Open Source
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.89%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) User Stories
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.67%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) AOP
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Web Design
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) Python
3 13 (28.89%) Scala
4 12 (26.67%) C++
4 12 (26.67%) Go
5 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (13.33%) PHP
7 4 (8.89%) Perl
7 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.67%) C
8 3 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
2 12 (26.67%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) RightScale
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