The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucester region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.78% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +100.00%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
65 24 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 55.08% 32.00% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 51
Average daily rate £401 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £54.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +159.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Ruby
Gloucestershire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 10 July 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%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
2 4 (50.00%) NFS
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Squid
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) qmail
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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%) IIS
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LDAP
1 4 (50.00%) SMTP
1 4 (50.00%) SNMP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Build Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) NFS
1 4 (50.00%) Squid
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) qmail
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
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