The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.59% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
Ruby
Suffolk

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

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 58 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.71% 33.92% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 81
Average daily rate £400 £475 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +24.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Ruby
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OpenID
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Docker

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OpenID
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker