The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.77% 1.59% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.28% 6.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
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£350 £123 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
Ruby
South 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 Devon region.

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 63 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 36.64% 25.00% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 57
Average daily rate £336 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 14
Average hourly rate £36.00 £175.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.42% +386.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.99 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Devon region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Devon region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Plymouth 0 4 £500 +308.16% 1
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (46.15%) JBoss
3 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Salt
5 4 (30.77%) vSphere
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (30.77%) Flask
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) RHCE
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) logstash
7 2 (15.38%) Ansible

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (46.15%) JBoss
1 6 (46.15%) Apache
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
1 6 (46.15%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Flask
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 9 (69.23%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) RHCE
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Salt
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 2 (15.38%) SELinux
4 2 (15.38%) logstash
4 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
4 2 (15.38%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat