The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 21 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.85% 7.77% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 15.38% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
42 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 38.89% 50.49% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 29
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £368 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 14 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP