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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 106 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.57% 0.41% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.03% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
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£319 £350 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +77.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £295 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £488 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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
767 680 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.61% 39.63% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 387 419
Average daily rate £360 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 56
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 £13.50 £16.34 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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 -9 6 £313 -7.40% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £438 - 1
Portsmouth -5 1 £260 -50.94%
Fareham - - - -
Wallington - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) Apache
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) MySQL
3 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 16 (37.21%) Bash Shell
4 16 (37.21%) PHP
4 16 (37.21%) Python
5 15 (34.88%) Windows
6 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) Snort
7 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
7 13 (30.23%) Open Source
7 13 (30.23%) CISSP
7 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
7 13 (30.23%) IIS
8 12 (27.91%) Java
8 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
8 12 (27.91%) Web Services
8 12 (27.91%) Cucumber
9 11 (25.58%) SoapUI
9 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
9 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
9 11 (25.58%) SpecFlow
9 11 (25.58%) Scrum
9 11 (25.58%) SOAP
10 10 (23.26%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (51.16%) Apache
2 13 (30.23%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) DHCP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Cucumber
2 11 (25.58%) SoapUI
2 11 (25.58%) SpecFlow
3 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) Subversion
5 2 (4.65%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.33%) Ant
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Security Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Ruby Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (16.28%) Security Tester
6 6 (13.95%) Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Consultant
9 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
10 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.65%) PHP Web Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Software Tester
11 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
11 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Web Services
2 11 (25.58%) SOAP
3 10 (23.26%) .NET
3 10 (23.26%) jQuery
4 9 (20.93%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) REST
7 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) JSP
8 1 (2.33%) Servlets
8 1 (2.33%) JMS
8 1 (2.33%) XML
8 1 (2.33%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.33%) HTML5
8 1 (2.33%) Spring
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.65%) UNIX
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
3 11 (25.58%) Test Strategy
3 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) Data Transformation
5 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.63%) OO
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) User Stories
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) OOP
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.33%) SOA
10 1 (2.33%) DevOps
10 1 (2.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) Bash Shell
2 16 (37.21%) PHP
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) C
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
6 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) CISSP
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Snort
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.33%) Icinga
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.28%) ESRI
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) 3PAR