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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 36 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.09% 3.27% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 7.35% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 0
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£420 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
259 204 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.97% 44.44% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 104 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.22 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucester -2 8 £425 +9.67% 3
Cheltenham -1 7 £399 -1.48% 4
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (87.50%) Python
2 34 (85.00%) Security Cleared
3 30 (75.00%) DV Cleared
4 29 (72.50%) Java
4 29 (72.50%) Perl
5 28 (70.00%) Bash Shell
6 26 (65.00%) C++
7 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (40.00%) OO
9 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (32.50%) Subversion
10 13 (32.50%) ClearCase
10 13 (32.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 12 (30.00%) UNIX
11 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
12 11 (27.50%) Release Management
12 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
13 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
13 10 (25.00%) Maven
13 10 (25.00%) STL
13 10 (25.00%) HTML
14 9 (22.50%) Oracle
14 9 (22.50%) ITIL
14 9 (22.50%) Linux
15 8 (20.00%) MySQL
15 8 (20.00%) SDH
15 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
15 8 (20.00%) SQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SDH
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (17.50%) 3G
2 7 (17.50%) 2G
2 7 (17.50%) 2.5G
3 6 (15.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Subversion
1 13 (32.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 13 (32.50%) ClearCase
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 10 (25.00%) Maven
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (17.50%) LoadRunner
4 7 (17.50%) Rational Functional Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Ant
6 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) C++ Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Interaction Designer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Change and Release Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Change and Configuration Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
1 10 (25.00%) STL
2 8 (20.00%) Java EE
3 7 (17.50%) Drools
4 6 (15.00%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
7 2 (5.00%) CGI
7 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) Leaflet
7 2 (5.00%) Flask
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.50%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) HTML5
8 1 (2.50%) REST
8 1 (2.50%) CSS3
8 1 (2.50%) Middleware
8 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Client/Server
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) OO
3 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (27.50%) Release Management
6 9 (22.50%) ITIL
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.50%) OOD
8 7 (17.50%) Test Management
8 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.50%) User Stories
9 5 (12.50%) DevOps
9 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 5 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) Python
2 29 (72.50%) Java
2 29 (72.50%) Perl
3 28 (70.00%) Bash Shell
4 26 (65.00%) C++
5 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
6 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.50%) C#
7 5 (12.50%) PHP
7 5 (12.50%) Lua
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) C-shell
8 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (12.50%) OCPJP
5 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 5 (12.50%) ISEB
5 5 (12.50%) Sun Certification
6 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) OpenText
3 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 5 (12.50%) Sun
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
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