The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 23 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.07% - 9.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% - 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£358 - £198
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
Ruby
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 43.45% 18.49% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 12
Average daily rate £400 £271 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.46% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £242 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.13 £24.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.66% -42.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) qmail
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Squid
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) NFS
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) GCC
1 2 (25.00%) GDB
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) STL
1 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (12.50%) POSIX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) TDD
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Business Development
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Lua
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) qmail
2 3 (37.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft