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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 34 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.50% 4.86% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.11% 8.40% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 3
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
225 262 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.23% 57.84% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 163 92
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 19
Median hourly rate £44.10 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 4 £475 +5.55% 5
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 24 (88.89%) Java
2 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) DV Cleared
3 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
4 14 (51.85%) JIRA
4 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 13 (48.15%) OO
5 13 (48.15%) Confluence
5 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (44.44%) Scala
6 12 (44.44%) Wiki
6 12 (44.44%) Bitbucket
6 12 (44.44%) Apache
6 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 12 (44.44%) DevOps
7 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
7 11 (40.74%) OOD
7 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) Oracle
7 11 (40.74%) OrientDB
7 11 (40.74%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (37.04%) Java EE
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (37.04%) Neo4j
8 10 (37.04%) Open Source
8 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
8 10 (37.04%) MySQL
8 10 (37.04%) Python

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 13 (48.15%) Confluence
2 12 (44.44%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) OrientDB
2 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 10 (37.04%) Neo4j
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (29.63%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
1 14 (51.85%) JIRA
2 13 (48.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (44.44%) Bitbucket
4 6 (22.22%) Selenium
5 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
5 5 (18.52%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 2 (7.41%) EasyMock
7 2 (7.41%) JUnit
8 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.70%) Maven
8 1 (3.70%) Mocha
8 1 (3.70%) RSpec
8 1 (3.70%) Subversion
8 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (25.93%) Electronics
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Data Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Software Test Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Java EE
2 9 (33.33%) EJB
2 9 (33.33%) JSF
2 9 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (22.22%) REST
4 4 (14.81%) SOAP
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) Kafka
7 1 (3.70%) React
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Wiki
2 7 (25.93%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) SCADA
3 1 (3.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) OO
4 12 (44.44%) DevOps
4 12 (44.44%) ITIL
4 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 11 (40.74%) OOD
5 11 (40.74%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
6 10 (37.04%) Open Source
7 9 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Test Management
9 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (22.22%) Programme Management
10 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
11 4 (14.81%) SDLC
11 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) Scala
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) PL/SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Python
5 9 (33.33%) C++
6 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
6 8 (29.63%) C
6 8 (29.63%) Perl
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) DV Cleared
1 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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