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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 93 71 96
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 26 53 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.37% 2.54% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 6.26% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 10
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £338 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £460 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
597 847 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.39% 40.58% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 409 352
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 46
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £22.69 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 5 £418 +11.33% 6
Portsmouth -1 4 £310 -17.26% 4
Winchester - 4 £330 -
Farnborough - 4 £413 - 2
Basingstoke -8 3 £400 -27.27% 3
Andover - 2 £350 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (55.38%) Jenkins
2 34 (52.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 34 (52.31%) Linux
3 33 (50.77%) Python
3 33 (50.77%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (44.62%) Scrum
5 26 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 23 (35.38%) Windows
7 21 (32.31%) Unix
7 21 (32.31%) Mac OS X
7 21 (32.31%) Shell Script
7 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
7 21 (32.31%) Puppet
8 19 (29.23%) Vagrant
8 19 (29.23%) DevOps
8 19 (29.23%) Java
8 19 (29.23%) Oracle
9 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 15 (23.08%) TDD
9 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
10 14 (21.54%) BDD
10 14 (21.54%) MySQL
10 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
11 13 (20.00%) HTML
12 12 (18.46%) Web Services
12 12 (18.46%) Apache
13 11 (16.92%) Serena
13 11 (16.92%) JIRA
13 11 (16.92%) Kanban

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (18.46%) Apache
2 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.15%) Confluence
4 4 (6.15%) Node.js
5 3 (4.62%) JBoss
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) IaaS
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
1 2 (3.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) MySQL
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.15%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.62%) Big Data
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) OrientDB
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (55.38%) Jenkins
2 26 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (29.23%) Vagrant
4 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 11 (16.92%) JIRA
6 7 (10.77%) RSpec
7 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.15%) Subversion
7 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.62%) WATIR
9 2 (3.08%) JMeter
9 2 (3.08%) JUnit
9 2 (3.08%) Selenium
10 1 (1.54%) Ant
10 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 4 (6.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Build Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Ruby Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) DBA
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (20.00%) HTML
3 12 (18.46%) Web Services
4 10 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
4 10 (15.38%) CSS
5 8 (12.31%) Apache CXF
5 8 (12.31%) Gherkin
5 8 (12.31%) jQuery
6 7 (10.77%) Backbone.js
6 7 (10.77%) Phusion Passenger
7 3 (4.62%) HTML5
8 2 (3.08%) .NET
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.08%) LAMP
9 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.54%) GWT
9 1 (1.54%) Java EE
9 1 (1.54%) JSF
9 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Statistics
3 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Linux
2 23 (35.38%) Windows
3 21 (32.31%) Mac OS X
3 21 (32.31%) Unix
4 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (10.77%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Debian
6 2 (3.08%) Fedora
6 2 (3.08%) SUSE
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.08%) Windows NT
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.77%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (44.62%) Scrum
4 19 (29.23%) DevOps
5 15 (23.08%) TDD
6 14 (21.54%) BDD
6 14 (21.54%) Configuration Management
7 11 (16.92%) Kanban
8 10 (15.38%) SOA
9 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
11 6 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.23%) Microservices
11 6 (9.23%) SDLC
12 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Automation Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Manual Testing
13 3 (4.62%) Open Source
13 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
14 2 (3.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) Python
2 21 (32.31%) PowerShell
2 21 (32.31%) Shell Script
3 19 (29.23%) Java
4 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.31%) C#
6 6 (9.23%) PHP
7 5 (7.69%) SQL
8 4 (6.15%) C++
9 3 (4.62%) Perl
10 2 (3.08%) R
11 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) Puppet
2 7 (10.77%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Serena
3 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) PTC
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
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