The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 - - 58
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
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
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
257 236 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.66% 38.31% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 129 141
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £414 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £35.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £42.50 £39.70
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Hertfordshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) JUnit
2 9 (81.82%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) CSS3
2 9 (81.82%) Apache Camel
3 8 (72.73%) Mobile Development
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 8 (72.73%) PhoneGap
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (72.73%) Talend
3 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
3 8 (72.73%) MQSeries
3 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 8 (72.73%) SOA
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) UML
3 8 (72.73%) OOP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (72.73%) WebLogic
1 8 (72.73%) JBoss
1 8 (72.73%) MQSeries
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
2 1 (9.09%) Mule
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Couchbase
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JUnit
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) JSON
1 9 (81.82%) HTML5
1 9 (81.82%) CSS3
1 9 (81.82%) Apache Camel
2 8 (72.73%) PhoneGap
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
2 8 (72.73%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Django
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) UML
2 8 (72.73%) OOP
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Mobile Development
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) Talend