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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.57% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -61.42%
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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 Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
86 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 49.14% 45.19% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 34 28
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £252 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) JRuby
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JRuby
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Jython