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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 109 90 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 1.45% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 3.77% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 5
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£428 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £295 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £398 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
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
790 795 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.12% 38.37% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 431 393
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 29 July 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 -3 4 £430 +37.60% 1
Farnborough - 2 £405 - 2
Basingstoke -24 1 - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) Jenkins
3 28 (60.87%) Puppet
4 27 (58.70%) Python
5 25 (54.35%) Configuration Management
6 23 (50.00%) UNIX
7 21 (45.65%) Windows
8 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
9 18 (39.13%) Java
10 17 (36.96%) Mac OS X
10 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
10 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
11 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (32.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (28.26%) Cucumber
14 13 (28.26%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (26.09%) JIRA
15 12 (26.09%) DevOps
16 11 (23.91%) Maven
16 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
16 11 (23.91%) SoapUI
17 9 (19.57%) Heroku
17 9 (19.57%) Confluence
17 9 (19.57%) JMeter
17 9 (19.57%) Oracle
17 9 (19.57%) JUnit

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (19.57%) Confluence
2 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (19.57%) Heroku
4 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) LDAP
1 2 (4.35%) Kerberos
1 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.17%) DVB
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (63.04%) Jenkins
2 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
3 15 (32.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (28.26%) Cucumber
5 12 (26.09%) JIRA
6 11 (23.91%) SoapUI
6 11 (23.91%) Maven
7 9 (19.57%) JMeter
7 9 (19.57%) JUnit
8 8 (17.39%) RSpec
9 7 (15.22%) HP UFT
9 7 (15.22%) Subversion
10 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.35%) Ant
11 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (2.17%) Selenium
12 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
12 1 (2.17%) Hudson
12 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Test Leader
3 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
4 4 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (4.35%) STL
5 2 (4.35%) .NET
5 2 (4.35%) XHTML
5 2 (4.35%) SAML
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) OAuth
5 2 (4.35%) XACML
5 2 (4.35%) OpenID
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
5 2 (4.35%) CSS3
5 2 (4.35%) SailPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Sass
6 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.17%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) GIS
1 2 (4.35%) Clustering
1 2 (4.35%) SecurID
1 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) IPTV
2 1 (2.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) UNIX
3 21 (45.65%) Windows
4 17 (36.96%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) Configuration Management
3 16 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (26.09%) DevOps
5 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) SDLC
7 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
8 4 (8.70%) User Stories
9 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
10 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Web Design
10 2 (4.35%) Workflow
10 2 (4.35%) API Testing
11 1 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) Python
2 20 (43.48%) PowerShell
3 18 (39.13%) Java
4 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.22%) Go
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) Perl
7 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.52%) SQL
9 2 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (4.35%) C
10 1 (2.17%) C#
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (60.87%) Puppet
2 7 (15.22%) Vagrant
2 7 (15.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) OpenAM
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) AppManager
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) ForgeRock
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.17%) ESRI
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds