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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 105 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 17 34 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 1.64% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.28% 4.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £310 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +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
746 803 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.92% 38.83% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 436 379
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 65
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £28.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 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 -4 7 £428 +36.80%
Farnborough - 5 £405 - 3
Basingstoke -9 1 - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (70.18%) Linux
3 39 (68.42%) Puppet
4 38 (66.67%) Python
4 38 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 36 (63.16%) Configuration Management
6 34 (59.65%) UNIX
7 32 (56.14%) Windows
8 31 (54.39%) PowerShell
9 27 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (45.61%) Mac OS X
10 26 (45.61%) Shell Script
11 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
14 22 (38.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (36.84%) Ruby on Rails
16 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (31.58%) Java
18 15 (26.32%) Heroku
19 13 (22.81%) Cucumber
20 12 (21.05%) JIRA
20 12 (21.05%) DevOps
21 11 (19.30%) Maven
21 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
21 11 (19.30%) SoapUI
22 10 (17.54%) Go
23 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
23 9 (15.79%) Vagrant
23 9 (15.79%) Amazon EC2

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (15.79%) Confluence
2 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (26.32%) Heroku
4 9 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LDAP
1 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.51%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.75%) DVB
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 24 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
4 13 (22.81%) Cucumber
5 12 (21.05%) JIRA
6 11 (19.30%) SoapUI
6 11 (19.30%) Maven
7 9 (15.79%) JMeter
7 9 (15.79%) JUnit
8 8 (14.04%) RSpec
9 7 (12.28%) HP UFT
9 7 (12.28%) Subversion
10 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.51%) Ant
11 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (1.75%) Selenium
12 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.75%) Hudson
12 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Test Leader
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Tester
6 2 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Tester
7 1 (1.75%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Lead Tester
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 4 (7.02%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) STL
5 2 (3.51%) .NET
5 2 (3.51%) XHTML
5 2 (3.51%) SAML
5 2 (3.51%) Middleware
5 2 (3.51%) OAuth
5 2 (3.51%) XACML
5 2 (3.51%) OpenID
5 2 (3.51%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) CSS3
5 2 (3.51%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.75%) Sass
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.75%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) GIS
1 2 (3.51%) Clustering
1 2 (3.51%) SecurID
1 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.75%) IPTV
2 1 (1.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Linux
2 34 (59.65%) UNIX
3 32 (56.14%) Windows
4 26 (45.61%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (63.16%) Configuration Management
3 22 (38.60%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (21.05%) DevOps
6 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.28%) Scrum
7 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.77%) SDLC
8 5 (8.77%) BDD
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 4 (7.02%) User Stories
10 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Web Development
11 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Web Design
11 2 (3.51%) Workflow
11 2 (3.51%) API Testing
12 1 (1.75%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) Python
2 31 (54.39%) PowerShell
3 26 (45.61%) Shell Script
4 18 (31.58%) Java
5 10 (17.54%) Go
6 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.53%) Perl
7 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) SQL
9 2 (3.51%) C++
9 2 (3.51%) C
10 1 (1.75%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (68.42%) Puppet
2 9 (15.79%) Vagrant
2 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) OpenAM
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.75%) Nagios
4 1 (1.75%) AppManager
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) ForgeRock
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) NetIQ
5 1 (1.75%) ESRI
5 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds