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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 39 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.14% 2.58% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.55% 5.17% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 19
Median daily rate £438 £410 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% -14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £351 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £480 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
168 232 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.00% 49.79% 51.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 109 179
Median daily rate £425 £420 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +8 1 £425 +17.24% 1
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 18 (75.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Python
2 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Perl
4 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
4 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 10 (41.67%) JIRA
5 10 (41.67%) ISEB
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (33.33%) Bitbucket
6 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) Confluence
7 7 (29.17%) Test Management
7 7 (29.17%) HP
7 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
7 7 (29.17%) C++
7 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
8 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) C
8 6 (25.00%) Unix
8 6 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
8 6 (25.00%) Selenium
8 6 (25.00%) Zephyr
8 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 5 (20.83%) DevOps

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 7 (29.17%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Pig
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
1 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 3 (12.50%) AMQP
2 3 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) OrientDB
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) dBASE
3 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 6 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 4 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (16.67%) CMake
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (12.50%) GoogleTest
5 3 (12.50%) JMeter
5 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (4.17%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) REST
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (8.33%) EJB
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) JSF
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Wiki
2 3 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Test Management
4 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) OOD
6 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 3 (12.50%) Kanban
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Python
3 11 (45.83%) Bash Shell
3 11 (45.83%) Perl
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) C
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
7 5 (20.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) DV Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) ISEB
3 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SAP