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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 32 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 24 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.10% - 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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
272 125 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.75% 35.92% 63.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 68 138
Average daily rate £425 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.10 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £42.50
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 17 £450 -
Gloucester - 2 £350 - 1
Stroud - - - - 1
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (96.30%) Python
2 49 (90.74%) Security Cleared
2 49 (90.74%) Bash Shell
3 44 (81.48%) DV Cleared
4 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (74.07%) Perl
6 34 (62.96%) C++
7 33 (61.11%) OO
7 33 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (59.26%) ClearCase
8 32 (59.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 32 (59.26%) Subversion
9 25 (46.30%) Release Management
9 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
10 24 (44.44%) Java
11 23 (42.59%) UNIX
12 20 (37.04%) Scrum
13 18 (33.33%) Linux
13 18 (33.33%) OOD
14 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
15 15 (27.78%) Maven
16 14 (25.93%) STL
17 11 (20.37%) SDH
17 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
17 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
17 11 (20.37%) Lua
18 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
18 10 (18.52%) Apache Ivy
18 10 (18.52%) Sun
18 10 (18.52%) Client/Server

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (5.56%) OpenStack
1 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) GitHub
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) SDH
1 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
1 11 (20.37%) Wireshark
2 10 (18.52%) 3G
2 10 (18.52%) 2G
2 10 (18.52%) 2.5G
3 9 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (3.70%) IPv4
4 2 (3.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 32 (59.26%) ClearCase
1 32 (59.26%) Subversion
2 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
3 15 (27.78%) Maven
4 10 (18.52%) Ant
4 10 (18.52%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (12.96%) Rational Functional Tester
5 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner
6 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.56%) GCC
7 3 (5.56%) GDB
8 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
9 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) STL
2 10 (18.52%) J2EE
3 7 (12.96%) RESTful
4 4 (7.41%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) JSON
4 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 3 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (5.56%) Flask
6 2 (3.70%) Leaflet
6 2 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (1.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Client/Server
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (1.85%) SCADA
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) UNIX
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (61.11%) OO
2 33 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (46.30%) Release Management
4 20 (37.04%) Scrum
5 18 (33.33%) OOD
6 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 9 (16.67%) User Stories
7 7 (12.96%) Functional Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Test Management
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Change Control
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (96.30%) Python
2 49 (90.74%) Bash Shell
3 40 (74.07%) Perl
4 34 (62.96%) C++
5 24 (44.44%) Java
6 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.37%) Lua
8 10 (18.52%) PHP
9 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 9 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (90.74%) Security Cleared
2 44 (81.48%) DV Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) Sun Certification
3 10 (18.52%) OCPJP
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.26%) ISEB
5 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Sun
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.70%) SAP