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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 16 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 7.53% 7.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.28% 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
43 65 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 46.24% 48.87% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 13
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £57.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) OpenText
5 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Drools
5 5 (50.00%) Java EE
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (20.00%) Release Management
8 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) RESTful

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Interaction Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Drools
2 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) STL
4 1 (10.00%) CGI
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Leaflet
4 1 (10.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Perl
7 3 (30.00%) C#
8 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) OpenText
2 1 (10.00%) SAP