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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 37 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.12% - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.66% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
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£458 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
261 105 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.70% 32.92% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 52 144
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 33
Average hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £14.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Cheltenham - 18 £478 - 3
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (97.62%) Python
1 41 (97.62%) Security Cleared
2 40 (95.24%) Bash Shell
3 36 (85.71%) DV Cleared
4 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (76.19%) Perl
5 32 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (69.05%) Subversion
6 29 (69.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 29 (69.05%) ClearCase
6 29 (69.05%) OO
7 27 (64.29%) C++
8 25 (59.52%) Release Management
9 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (42.86%) Scrum
10 18 (42.86%) UNIX
11 15 (35.71%) Linux
12 14 (33.33%) OOD
12 14 (33.33%) Java
13 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
13 13 (30.95%) Maven
14 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
14 11 (26.19%) SQL
15 10 (23.81%) Lua
16 9 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
16 9 (21.43%) J2EE
16 9 (21.43%) Ant
16 9 (21.43%) STL
16 9 (21.43%) PHP
16 9 (21.43%) Sun

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SDH
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (14.29%) 3G
1 6 (14.29%) 2G
1 6 (14.29%) 2.5G
1 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
1 6 (14.29%) 4G
2 2 (4.76%) IPv4
2 2 (4.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Subversion
1 29 (69.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 29 (69.05%) ClearCase
2 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (30.95%) Maven
4 9 (21.43%) Ant
4 9 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.14%) GCC
6 3 (7.14%) GDB
6 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 3 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
7 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.38%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Interaction Designer
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) STL
1 9 (21.43%) J2EE
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
3 3 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.38%) Leaflet
4 1 (2.38%) Flask
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) POSIX
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) DTV
2 1 (2.38%) SCADA
2 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) UNIX
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (69.05%) OO
4 25 (59.52%) Release Management
5 18 (42.86%) Scrum
6 14 (33.33%) OOD
7 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 8 (19.05%) User Stories
8 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Test Management
9 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
9 3 (7.14%) Business Development
9 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) Python
2 40 (95.24%) Bash Shell
3 32 (76.19%) Perl
4 27 (64.29%) C++
5 14 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
7 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
7 11 (26.19%) SQL
8 10 (23.81%) Lua
9 9 (21.43%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (97.62%) Security Cleared
2 36 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) Sun Certification
3 9 (21.43%) OCPJP
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) ISEB
5 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.76%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
1 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Sun
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.38%) SAP