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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 37 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.16% 0.53% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.09% 1.26% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
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£444 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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
282 159 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 58.63% 42.40% 59.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 86 111
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £30.00 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 - 13 £450 - 2
Gloucester +4 2 £460 +8.23%
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (96.00%) Python
2 45 (90.00%) Bash Shell
3 44 (88.00%) Security Cleared
4 39 (78.00%) DV Cleared
5 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (70.00%) Perl
7 32 (64.00%) C++
8 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (58.00%) OO
10 28 (56.00%) ClearCase
10 28 (56.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 28 (56.00%) Subversion
11 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
12 21 (42.00%) Release Management
12 21 (42.00%) Java
13 20 (40.00%) UNIX
14 19 (38.00%) Linux
15 18 (36.00%) OOD
16 17 (34.00%) Scrum
17 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
17 15 (30.00%) STL
18 13 (26.00%) Maven
19 11 (22.00%) SDH
19 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
19 11 (22.00%) Wireshark
20 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
20 10 (20.00%) Client/Server
20 10 (20.00%) 3G
20 10 (20.00%) 2G
20 10 (20.00%) 2.5G

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) SDH
1 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (22.00%) Wireshark
2 10 (20.00%) 3G
2 10 (20.00%) 2G
2 10 (20.00%) 2.5G
3 9 (18.00%) 4G
4 2 (4.00%) IPv4
4 2 (4.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (56.00%) ClearCase
1 28 (56.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 28 (56.00%) Subversion
2 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (26.00%) Maven
4 8 (16.00%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (16.00%) Ant
5 6 (12.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 6 (12.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.00%) GCC
7 3 (6.00%) GDB
7 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.00%) JIRA
9 1 (2.00%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) C++ Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Designer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) STL
2 8 (16.00%) J2EE
3 7 (14.00%) RESTful
4 4 (8.00%) JSON
4 4 (8.00%) HTML
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (6.00%) Flask
6 2 (4.00%) Leaflet
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 10 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) SCADA
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) UNIX
2 19 (38.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (58.00%) OO
4 21 (42.00%) Release Management
5 18 (36.00%) OOD
6 17 (34.00%) Scrum
7 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.00%) User Stories
8 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.00%) Test Management
9 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (12.00%) TDD
9 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.00%) Business Development
10 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) Python
2 45 (90.00%) Bash Shell
3 35 (70.00%) Perl
4 32 (64.00%) C++
5 21 (42.00%) Java
6 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) Lua
8 8 (16.00%) PHP
9 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
9 7 (14.00%) SQL
10 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (88.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (78.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) OCPJP
3 8 (16.00%) Sun Certification
4 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Sun
2 2 (4.00%) SAP
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat