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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 15 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.40% 4.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 8.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£460 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +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
36 70 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 39.56% 48.61% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 59 18
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Leaflet
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Flask
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Drools
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Interaction Designer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Leaflet
3 1 (20.00%) Flask
3 1 (20.00%) Drools
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) OpenText
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat