The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.44% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£383 - -
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
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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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.19% 32.64% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 29
Average daily rate £350 £353 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £31.56 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.48% +10.00%
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 Middlesex

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) iptables
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk