The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank - 7 17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 10.91% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 28.57% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Programming Languages Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 12.00% 38.18% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 17
Average daily rate £500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £280 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Ruby
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Akamai