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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 21 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.57% 12.69% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 23.61% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate
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£501 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.20% -48.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
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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
52 72 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 40.94% 53.73% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 20
Average daily rate £325 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) RSpec
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce