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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank - 22 18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.61% 6.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.44% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £501 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +217.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +118.46%
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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
38 45 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 29.69% 36.29% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 45
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £502 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (85.71%) MVVM
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Big Data
3 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) JRuby
4 4 (57.14%) Redis
4 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Redis
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) JRuby
3 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) MVVM
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA