The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 82 91 114
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +23
Contract jobs citing Ruby 37 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.64% 1.00% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 2.64% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 2
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£393 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £495 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.83% +77.50%
Ruby
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
745 759 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.96% 37.91% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 443 419
Average daily rate £363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 41 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Hampshire region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Southampton +12 23 £393 - 1
Farnborough - 4 £405 - 3
Basingstoke 0 2 - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 58 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (63.10%) Linux
3 51 (60.71%) Puppet
4 47 (55.95%) Jenkins
4 47 (55.95%) Python
5 44 (52.38%) Configuration Management
6 42 (50.00%) Windows
7 41 (48.81%) PowerShell
8 39 (46.43%) UNIX
9 36 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
10 33 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 33 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 33 (39.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 32 (38.10%) Mac OS X
12 31 (36.90%) Shell Script
12 31 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (35.71%) Git (software)
14 29 (34.52%) Java
15 27 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
16 22 (26.19%) Heroku
17 20 (23.81%) Cucumber
18 16 (19.05%) Go
19 14 (16.67%) SoapUI
20 13 (15.48%) DevOps
20 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
20 13 (15.48%) Maven
20 13 (15.48%) JIRA
21 12 (14.29%) RSpec
21 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
21 12 (14.29%) Amazon EC2

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 9 (10.71%) Confluence
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Office
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (26.19%) Heroku
4 12 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) SSL
1 3 (3.57%) DSL
1 3 (3.57%) Firewall
1 3 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.38%) LDAP
2 2 (2.38%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.38%) DB2
3 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (55.95%) Jenkins
2 33 (39.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 30 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 20 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 14 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 13 (15.48%) Maven
6 13 (15.48%) JIRA
7 12 (14.29%) RSpec
8 11 (13.10%) JUnit
9 9 (10.71%) JMeter
9 9 (10.71%) SpecFlow
10 7 (8.33%) Subversion
10 7 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (5.95%) Selenium
12 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
12 4 (4.76%) WATIR
13 3 (3.57%) ClearCase
14 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
14 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) Test Leader
3 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Tester
5 6 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.38%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Tester
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (10.71%) SOAP
3 8 (9.52%) .NET
4 5 (5.95%) HTML
4 5 (5.95%) CSS
4 5 (5.95%) Web Services
5 3 (3.57%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.57%) Middleware
6 2 (2.38%) CSS3
6 2 (2.38%) SailPoint
6 2 (2.38%) XACML
6 2 (2.38%) OpenID
6 2 (2.38%) HTML5
6 2 (2.38%) STL
6 2 (2.38%) J2EE
6 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.38%) XHTML
6 2 (2.38%) SAML
6 2 (2.38%) OAuth
7 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Open Source
2 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.38%) GIS
3 2 (2.38%) SecurID
4 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.10%) Linux
2 42 (50.00%) Windows
3 39 (46.43%) UNIX
4 32 (38.10%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.57%) CentOS
7 2 (2.38%) Solaris
8 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (52.38%) Configuration Management
3 33 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 31 (36.90%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.48%) DevOps
6 12 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.10%) BDD
7 11 (13.10%) Scrum
8 10 (11.90%) Test Strategy
9 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.76%) TDD
10 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.76%) User Stories
11 3 (3.57%) Coaching
11 3 (3.57%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Test Scripting
12 2 (2.38%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.38%) Project Management
12 2 (2.38%) Workflow
12 2 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) Python
2 41 (48.81%) PowerShell
3 31 (36.90%) Shell Script
4 29 (34.52%) Java
5 16 (19.05%) Go
6 9 (10.71%) C#
7 7 (8.33%) Perl
7 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.14%) SQL
9 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.57%) C
11 2 (2.38%) PHP
11 2 (2.38%) C++
12 1 (1.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (60.71%) Puppet
2 9 (10.71%) Vagrant
3 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.38%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.19%) Nagios
5 1 (1.19%) AppManager
5 1 (1.19%) SCCM
5 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) NetApp
5 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (2.38%) ESRI
5 2 (2.38%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.19%) Telerik
6 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.19%) NetIQ