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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 20 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.67% 0.75% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£460 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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
49 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.83% 37.31% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 16
Average daily rate £413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +373.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) STL
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (33.33%) GCC
4 2 (33.33%) GDB
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IPv4
1 1 (16.67%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GCC
1 2 (33.33%) GDB
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) STL
2 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) POSIX
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat