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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 70 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 52 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.58% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% 1.52% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 3
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£375 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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%
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
850 657 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.20% 37.48% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 356 248
Average daily rate £355 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 51
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £14.25 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 27 £350 +7.69% 4
Basingstoke +8 11 £550 +61.76%
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Farnborough - 1 £375 - 5
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (54.55%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.91%) Puppet
4 27 (49.09%) Python
5 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 21 (38.18%) Windows
6 21 (38.18%) Java
6 21 (38.18%) PowerShell
6 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
9 18 (32.73%) Shell Script
9 18 (32.73%) UNIX
9 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
9 18 (32.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (32.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (29.09%) Mac OS X
11 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) Heroku
11 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
12 10 (18.18%) BDD
12 10 (18.18%) Scrum
13 9 (16.36%) .NET
13 9 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
14 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
14 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (21.82%) Heroku
4 9 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Network Security
1 5 (9.09%) SSL
1 5 (9.09%) DSL
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) NAS
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (21.82%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) SoapUI
5 6 (10.91%) RSpec
6 4 (7.27%) Subversion
6 4 (7.27%) WATIR
6 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.45%) Redmine
7 3 (5.45%) ClearCase
8 2 (3.64%) JUnit
8 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.64%) NetBeans
8 2 (3.64%) JMeter
8 2 (3.64%) JIRA
8 2 (3.64%) Checkstyle
General
1 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Tester
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (16.36%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) SOAP
4 4 (7.27%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.45%) Sinatra
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.64%) HTML
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE
7 1 (1.82%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.82%) REST
7 1 (1.82%) CSS3
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) Ajax
7 1 (1.82%) JSON
7 1 (1.82%) Django
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.82%) XML
7 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) UNIX
4 16 (29.09%) Mac OS X
5 5 (9.09%) CentOS
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (34.55%) Configuration Management
4 10 (18.18%) BDD
4 10 (18.18%) Scrum
5 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) Coaching
9 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.64%) Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) Validation
10 2 (3.64%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
11 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) Python
2 21 (38.18%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) PowerShell
3 18 (32.73%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) SQL
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.27%) Perl
8 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (50.91%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.82%) Icinga
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) NetApp
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) ESRI
5 1 (1.82%) Telerik
5 1 (1.82%) Hitachi