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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 54 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 24 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.40% 1.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.05% 3.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
397 251 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.62% 30.84% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 123 87
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
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 7 May 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
Chester +10 10 £438 +2.94% 1
Warrington -13 2 £450 -5.26% 3
Daresbury - 2 £408 -
Ruby
North West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 20 (52.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 18 (47.37%) TDD
3 17 (44.74%) HTML
4 16 (42.11%) Linux
4 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (39.47%) RESTful
5 15 (39.47%) HTML5
5 15 (39.47%) Statistics
5 15 (39.47%) CSS
6 14 (36.84%) Degree
6 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
7 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (34.21%) Amazon S3
8 12 (31.58%) Heroku
9 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (28.95%) Java
10 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 10 (26.32%) Puppet
11 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
11 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
11 9 (23.68%) DevOps
12 8 (21.05%) Network Security
12 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
12 8 (21.05%) UNIX
12 8 (21.05%) OO
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) Python
14 6 (15.79%) Go
14 6 (15.79%) Kafka

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 5 (13.16%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Jetty
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (34.21%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (34.21%) Amazon S3
3 12 (31.58%) Heroku
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.26%) SaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.63%) GitHub
6 1 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.63%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) SNMP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) IPv4
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) Event Store
4 1 (2.63%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (5.26%) RSpec
3 2 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) Capybara
4 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (44.74%) HTML
3 15 (39.47%) RESTful
3 15 (39.47%) HTML5
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
4 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.79%) Kafka
5 6 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.63%) Memcached
7 1 (2.63%) Sinatra
7 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Servlets
7 1 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) NSQ
7 1 (2.63%) Sass
7 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Statistics
2 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Android
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) TDD
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
3 9 (23.68%) DevOps
4 8 (21.05%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) OOD
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) AOP
6 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Android Development
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) ERP
9 2 (5.26%) CRM
9 2 (5.26%) SOA
9 2 (5.26%) UML
9 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) Python
4 6 (15.79%) Go
4 6 (15.79%) Scala
5 5 (13.16%) C
5 5 (13.16%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Varnish
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.63%) Samba
2 1 (2.63%) iptables
2 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
4 1 (2.63%) MOM
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) RightScale
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
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