The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 32 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 44 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.87% 3.98% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.06% 8.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +118.46%
Ruby
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
274 256 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.34% 44.29% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 163 39
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Tyne and Wear -1 43 £488 +20.37% 6
Durham -12 1 £320 +28.00%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (79.69%) Scala
2 46 (71.88%) Java
3 42 (65.63%) Python
4 41 (64.06%) NoSQL
5 40 (62.50%) MongoDB
6 39 (60.94%) Django
7 35 (54.69%) Selenium
8 31 (48.44%) HTML
8 31 (48.44%) Puppet
8 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
9 30 (46.88%) Open Source
9 30 (46.88%) Linux
10 27 (42.19%) RESTful
11 26 (40.63%) HTML5
11 26 (40.63%) TDD
12 25 (39.06%) JSON
12 25 (39.06%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (39.06%) Play Framework
13 23 (35.94%) Confluence
13 23 (35.94%) JIRA
13 23 (35.94%) Spring
13 23 (35.94%) Configuration Management
14 20 (31.25%) Cucumber
14 20 (31.25%) Relational Database
15 17 (26.56%) User Stories
15 17 (26.56%) Ruby on Rails
16 16 (25.00%) Scrum
16 16 (25.00%) MySQL
17 15 (23.44%) User Experience

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 23 (35.94%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.56%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) NoSQL
2 40 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 20 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 16 (25.00%) MySQL
5 14 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.13%) Big Data
7 1 (1.56%) Redis
7 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (54.69%) Selenium
2 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
3 23 (35.94%) JIRA
4 20 (31.25%) Cucumber
5 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
6 9 (14.06%) RSpec
7 8 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 8 (12.50%) JUnit
8 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 4 (6.25%) Subversion
8 4 (6.25%) WATIR
8 4 (6.25%) Sahi
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Architect
2 28 (43.75%) Technical Architect
3 22 (34.38%) Senior Architect
3 22 (34.38%) Digital Architect
4 20 (31.25%) Senior Technical Architect
5 16 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
6 12 (18.75%) Senior Digital Architect
7 11 (17.19%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (12.50%) Developer
10 7 (10.94%) Test Engineer
10 7 (10.94%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (10.94%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (7.81%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 4 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 4 (6.25%) Scala Developer
12 4 (6.25%) Lead Architect
13 3 (4.69%) Analyst
13 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
14 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (60.94%) Django
2 31 (48.44%) HTML
3 27 (42.19%) RESTful
4 26 (40.63%) HTML5
5 25 (39.06%) JSON
5 25 (39.06%) Play Framework
6 23 (35.94%) Spring
7 17 (26.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (12.50%) CSS
9 6 (9.38%) .NET
10 4 (6.25%) Web Services
10 4 (6.25%) XML
11 3 (4.69%) Ajax
11 3 (4.69%) CSS3
12 2 (3.13%) REST
12 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.13%) Sass
13 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.56%) Mustache
13 1 (1.56%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) User Experience
2 8 (12.50%) Social Media
3 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.88%) Open Source
3 26 (40.63%) TDD
4 23 (35.94%) Configuration Management
5 17 (26.56%) User Stories
6 16 (25.00%) Scrum
7 13 (20.31%) Software Architecture
8 12 (18.75%) Kanban
8 12 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 10 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 10 (15.63%) Web Development
9 10 (15.63%) Automated Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (12.50%) Web Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 8 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Microservices
12 7 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.81%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (79.69%) Scala
2 46 (71.88%) Java
3 42 (65.63%) Python
4 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.25%) SQL
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) Clojure
8 1 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (48.44%) Puppet
2 25 (39.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.38%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.56%) Salt
4 1 (1.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) VMware
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) Zend
3 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
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