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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 24 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.91% 1.66% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.82% 6.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £123 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+246.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
Ruby
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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
110 59 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 41.51% 24.48% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 44
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £175.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.42% +357.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £12.99 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Puppet
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (40.00%) JBoss
3 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Salt
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (26.67%) RHCE
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Flask
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (40.00%) JBoss
1 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) Flask
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Perl
2 9 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 6 (40.00%) Salt
2 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) SELinux
3 2 (13.33%) logstash
3 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (13.33%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat