The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 79 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.48% 1.01% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
472 496 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.22% 33.20% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 298 194
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 66
Average hourly rate £16.75 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.85 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the East Midlands region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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
Nottinghamshire - 6 £550 - 3
Leicestershire - 1 £225 - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Python
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Node.js
2 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 9 (42.86%) Salt
3 9 (42.86%) Vagrant
3 9 (42.86%) New Relic
3 9 (42.86%) Ansible
3 9 (42.86%) Puppet
3 9 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (42.86%) Nagios
3 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) MySQL
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) OO

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (47.62%) Node.js
2 9 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) Consultant
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Web Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) Sass
3 2 (9.52%) OOCSS
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) XSD
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
4 1 (4.76%) WSDL
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) DevOps
2 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) UX Design
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (42.86%) Ansible
2 9 (42.86%) Salt
2 9 (42.86%) Nagios
2 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 9 (42.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) New Relic
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe