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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 86 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% - 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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
549 614 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.47% 39.64% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 378 221
Average daily rate £328 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire - 8 £550 - 4
Northamptonshire - 2 £435 - 3
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Node.js
3 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Puppet
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (28.57%) Nagios
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
5 6 (28.57%) Salt
5 6 (28.57%) New Relic
5 6 (28.57%) Ansible
5 6 (28.57%) Vagrant
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) CSS3
8 3 (14.29%) HTML5

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Node.js
2 6 (28.57%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.52%) Ant
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.76%) JBehave
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) CSS3
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) Sass
4 2 (9.52%) OOCSS
5 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
5 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) WSDL
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) XSL
5 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) UX Design
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Product Management
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) Golang
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Nagios
2 6 (28.57%) Salt
2 6 (28.57%) Ansible
2 6 (28.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) New Relic
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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