The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 33 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.73% 2.67% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.15% 6.61% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £700 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
Ruby
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
130 121 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 44.37% 40.33% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 68 68
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £26.21 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.04% +80.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) SNMP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Nagios
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (100.00%) PKI
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
1 8 (100.00%) Grails
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
1 8 (100.00%) Splunk
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
1 8 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 8 (100.00%) Sumo Logic

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (100.00%) SoftLayer
1 8 (100.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SNMP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) SSL
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (100.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 8 (100.00%) PKI
1 8 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 8 (100.00%) Analytics
1 8 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Nagios
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
1 8 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Splunk
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