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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - 20 24
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - 2.54% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.52% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £468 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
35 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 31.82% 38.98% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 37
Average daily rate £488 £419 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £43.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.45% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Software Test Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP