The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 29 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 22 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.70% 4.37% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.76% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
251 210 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.63% 45.85% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 103 56
Average daily rate £399 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £47.88 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -1 9 £399 -1.48% 5
Gloucester +3 7 £423 +12.66% 3
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 40 (90.91%) Python
2 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 31 (70.45%) DV Cleared
3 31 (70.45%) Java
4 30 (68.18%) Perl
4 30 (68.18%) Bash Shell
5 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (56.82%) C++
7 19 (43.18%) OO
8 17 (38.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 17 (38.64%) ClearCase
8 17 (38.64%) Subversion
9 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (31.82%) Release Management
10 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
11 13 (29.55%) STL
11 13 (29.55%) UNIX
12 12 (27.27%) HTML
12 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
13 11 (25.00%) Linux
13 11 (25.00%) SDH
13 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (25.00%) Maven
13 11 (25.00%) Wireshark
13 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
14 10 (22.73%) Client/Server
14 10 (22.73%) OOD
14 10 (22.73%) 3G

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SDH
1 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 10 (22.73%) 3G
2 10 (22.73%) 2G
2 10 (22.73%) 2.5G
3 9 (20.45%) 4G
4 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Subversion
1 17 (38.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 17 (38.64%) ClearCase
2 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 11 (25.00%) Maven
4 8 (18.18%) Ant
5 7 (15.91%) Apache Ivy
6 6 (13.64%) Rational Functional Tester
6 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.27%) Selenium
10 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
10 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.09%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) C++ Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Interaction Designer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Release Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Change Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) STL
2 12 (27.27%) HTML
3 8 (18.18%) J2EE
4 7 (15.91%) CSS
5 6 (13.64%) RESTful
5 6 (13.64%) Java EE
5 6 (13.64%) JSON
6 5 (11.36%) Drools
6 5 (11.36%) Flask
7 4 (9.09%) Leaflet
8 3 (6.82%) Web Services
9 1 (2.27%) CGI
9 1 (2.27%) Middleware
9 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.27%) Spring
9 1 (2.27%) SOAP
9 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.27%) jQuery
9 1 (2.27%) HTML5
9 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Client/Server
1 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) UNIX
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) OO
3 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (31.82%) Release Management
5 10 (22.73%) OOD
6 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
7 7 (15.91%) User Stories
7 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.64%) Test Management
8 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
9 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) Python
2 31 (70.45%) Java
3 30 (68.18%) Perl
3 30 (68.18%) Bash Shell
4 25 (56.82%) C++
5 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 12 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 7 (15.91%) Lua
7 7 (15.91%) PHP
8 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
8 5 (11.36%) SQL
9 3 (6.82%) C#
10 1 (2.27%) C
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 31 (70.45%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) Sun Certification
3 7 (15.91%) OCPJP
4 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) ISEB
5 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
1 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
2 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
1 7 (15.91%) Sun
2 6 (13.64%) OpenText
3 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) VMware