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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 16 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.00% 1.99% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 3.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £420 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
28 77 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 28.00% 50.99% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 64 17
Average daily rate £400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 £10.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1090.47% -31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Electronics
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Software Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Software Test Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Drools
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) CGI
4 1 (12.50%) GWT
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) OpenText