The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 39 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 14 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.96% 3.16% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 6.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
Median daily rate £475 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £481 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
Ruby
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
238 230 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.32% 51.92% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 140 115
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £33.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Gloucestershire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 4 £463 +15.76% 1
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (77.78%) DV Cleared
2 21 (77.78%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 15 (55.56%) JIRA
5 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
6 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (48.15%) Confluence
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) OO
7 12 (44.44%) Scala
7 12 (44.44%) Wiki
7 12 (44.44%) DevOps
8 11 (40.74%) OrientDB
8 11 (40.74%) Bitbucket
8 11 (40.74%) Apache
8 11 (40.74%) Python
8 11 (40.74%) OOD
8 11 (40.74%) Oracle
8 11 (40.74%) ITIL
9 10 (37.04%) MySQL
9 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
9 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery
9 10 (37.04%) Neo4j
9 10 (37.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (37.04%) Java EE
10 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (33.33%) Open Source

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (48.15%) Confluence
2 11 (40.74%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) OrientDB
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 10 (37.04%) Neo4j
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (29.63%) Big Data
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) JIRA
2 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
3 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (40.74%) Bitbucket
5 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (14.81%) Selenium
6 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
6 3 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.41%) EasyMock
7 2 (7.41%) JUnit
7 2 (7.41%) Maven
7 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
8 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.70%) Mocha
8 1 (3.70%) RSpec
8 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 6 (22.22%) Electronics
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Big Data Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Data Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Java EE
2 9 (33.33%) EJB
2 9 (33.33%) JSF
2 9 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (14.81%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
5 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) Kafka
6 1 (3.70%) OpenCL
6 1 (3.70%) React
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Wiki
2 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) SCADA
4 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) OO
4 12 (44.44%) DevOps
5 11 (40.74%) ITIL
5 11 (40.74%) OOD
6 10 (37.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery
7 9 (33.33%) Open Source
7 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 8 (29.63%) Test Management
9 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (18.52%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
11 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
12 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Scala
4 11 (40.74%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
6 9 (33.33%) Perl
7 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
7 8 (29.63%) C
8 7 (25.93%) C++
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 21 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) ISEB
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.70%) IBM