The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hounslow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 5 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 8.33% 7.46% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 13.51% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £488 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 37.50% 55.22% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 12
Average daily rate £465 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Ruby
London

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 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Foundry
2 3 (50.00%) Akamai
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (33.33%) collectd
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) CloudStack
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (33.33%) CloudStack
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) Capybara
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Sinatra
2 1 (16.67%) MCollective
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) collectd
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Foundry
1 3 (50.00%) Akamai
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware