The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.20% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £123 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 33.07% 43.65% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 42
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £94.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £32.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Ruby
South West

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Dojo
2 4 (80.00%) Alfresco
2 4 (80.00%) BPMN
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) BPEL
2 4 (80.00%) Intalio
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (20.00%) Talend
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Talend Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Dojo
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) BPMN
1 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (80.00%) BPEL
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Intalio
2 1 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle