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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 11 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 34 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.45% 3.19% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.12% 9.43% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 3
Average daily rate £360 £258 £123
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.80% +110.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
161 106 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 58.97% 33.87% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 37 34
Average daily rate £375 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
Plymouth +14 32 £360 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 42 (63.64%) Gherkin
3 40 (60.61%) Capybara
4 29 (43.94%) Jenkins
5 24 (36.36%) Time Management
6 23 (34.85%) Office 365
6 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
7 22 (33.33%) MS Office
8 20 (30.30%) ITIL
9 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
9 19 (28.79%) Python
10 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
10 17 (25.76%) ISTQB
11 16 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (22.73%) ISEB
13 14 (21.21%) Scrum
14 13 (19.70%) Java
15 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
16 10 (15.15%) HTML
16 10 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
17 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
17 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
17 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
17 9 (13.64%) Subversion
18 8 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
18 8 (12.12%) TDD
18 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
19 7 (10.61%) Flask

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.06%) nginx
3 2 (3.03%) SAS
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) HTTPS
1 5 (7.58%) SSL
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.06%) Redis
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 40 (60.61%) Capybara
3 29 (43.94%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
4 9 (13.64%) Subversion
5 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.58%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (6.06%) ClearCase
6 4 (6.06%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.52%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 27 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 24 (36.36%) Tester
4 16 (24.24%) Developer
5 13 (19.70%) Lead Test Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Technical Leader
6 9 (13.64%) Technical Test Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Lead Tester
7 7 (10.61%) Technical Tester
8 5 (7.58%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Digital Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Tester
9 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) Gherkin
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (10.61%) Django
4 7 (10.61%) Flask
5 5 (7.58%) CSS
6 4 (6.06%) Middleware
6 4 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 4 (6.06%) XML
6 4 (6.06%) XSL
7 2 (3.03%) Drools
8 1 (1.52%) .NET
8 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.52%) CSS3
8 1 (1.52%) HTML5
8 1 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) CentOS
2 4 (6.06%) Fedora
2 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Time Management
3 20 (30.30%) ITIL
4 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
5 14 (21.21%) Scrum
6 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.12%) TDD
9 7 (10.61%) DevOps
10 6 (9.09%) Coaching
10 6 (9.09%) OO
11 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.58%) SDLC
12 4 (6.06%) BDD
12 4 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (6.06%) Open Source
12 4 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) Python
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 4 (6.06%) C#
3 4 (6.06%) Delphi
3 4 (6.06%) Perl
3 4 (6.06%) PL/1
4 3 (4.55%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.03%) R
5 2 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) ISTQB
2 16 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (22.73%) ISEB
4 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) KVM
2 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Ansible
1 5 (7.58%) Ganglia
1 5 (7.58%) Graphite
1 5 (7.58%) Kibana
1 5 (7.58%) Nagios
1 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.58%) Puppet
1 5 (7.58%) Riemann
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Talend
2 5 (7.58%) VMware
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) IBM