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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 112 98 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.28% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 1.17% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£395 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £275 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £488 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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
778 596 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.24% 36.47% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 345 387
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 61
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £17.50 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014. 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 -10 3 - - 6
Basingstoke - 1 £375 - 3
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Wallington - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Andover - - - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
3 16 (44.44%) Python
4 15 (41.67%) Apache
4 15 (41.67%) PHP
5 14 (38.89%) MySQL
6 13 (36.11%) IIS
6 13 (36.11%) Java
6 13 (36.11%) Windows
6 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
6 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (36.11%) CISSP
6 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
6 13 (36.11%) Open Source
6 13 (36.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (36.11%) Snort
6 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
7 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 11 (30.56%) SQL
9 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
10 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.00%) SOAP
10 9 (25.00%) Web Services
11 8 (22.22%) Scrum
11 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
11 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
11 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
12 7 (19.44%) Data Transformation
12 7 (19.44%) Git (software)

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (41.67%) Apache
2 13 (36.11%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LDAP
1 2 (5.56%) DHCP
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) DSL
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) Gerrit
5 2 (5.56%) RSpec
5 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.78%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) Redmine
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Security Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Security Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Software Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) SOAP
1 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (19.44%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (8.33%) jQuery
3 3 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) Sinatra
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) JSTL
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) JSP
5 1 (2.78%) Servlets
5 1 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) JMS
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Open Source
2 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Debian
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 7 (19.44%) Data Transformation
5 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) User Stories
8 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Web Development
8 1 (2.78%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
2 16 (44.44%) Python
3 15 (41.67%) PHP
4 13 (36.11%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) Perl
7 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.56%) C
10 1 (2.78%) C++
10 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.78%) Groovy
10 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Snort
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) Icinga
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
1 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) ESRI
3 2 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
Southampton
WA Consultants
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago