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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.22% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
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
114 102 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 42.22% 52.31% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 44
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £94.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.25% +189.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £175.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 July 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 July 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 - 5 £420 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
3 11 (57.89%) Python
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (47.37%) Puppet
5 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
5 9 (47.37%) JBoss
5 9 (47.37%) Apache
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 7 (36.84%) Subversion
7 7 (36.84%) Open Source
7 7 (36.84%) Perl
7 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
8 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
9 5 (26.32%) Ansible
9 5 (26.32%) Docker
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
9 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
9 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
9 5 (26.32%) Java EE
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (21.05%) High Availability
10 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (47.37%) JBoss
1 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Subversion
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Java EE
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) Flask
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) High Availability
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile First
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Coaching
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
8 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Bash Shell
2 11 (57.89%) Python
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) RHCE
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (47.37%) Puppet
3 5 (26.32%) Ansible
3 5 (26.32%) Vagrant
4 4 (21.05%) Salt
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) IBM