The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 22 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.81% - 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.67% - 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£363 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
75 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 35.71% 30.41% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 38
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Guildford region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) MVVM
3 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (62.50%) Big Data
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) JRuby
5 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (50.00%) Redis
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) C++
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) VB
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) STL
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Redis
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Valgrind
1 1 (12.50%) GCC
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (50.00%) JRuby
4 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce