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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 30 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.47% - 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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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
71 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 33.02% 32.00% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 18
Average daily rate £350 £295 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £243 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (80.00%) WAI
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Valgrind
4 1 (20.00%) GCC
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Perforce
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (20.00%) GCC
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OWASP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce