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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 22 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 58 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.01% - 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.68% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.22% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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
328 113 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.66% 32.10% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 52 66
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £21.55 £18.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 - 55 £450 - 6
Durham - 3 £250 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 83 (98.81%) Java
2 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (92.86%) Python
4 67 (79.76%) Scala
5 49 (58.33%) HTML
6 47 (55.95%) C#
7 46 (54.76%) JSON
8 43 (51.19%) RESTful
9 40 (47.62%) Scrum
10 39 (46.43%) HTML5
11 38 (45.24%) Linux
12 34 (40.48%) CSS
12 34 (40.48%) REST
13 32 (38.10%) Mentoring
14 30 (35.71%) UNIX
15 29 (34.52%) Subversion
15 29 (34.52%) Relational Database
15 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
16 28 (33.33%) Open Source
16 28 (33.33%) HTTP
17 27 (32.14%) Selenium
17 27 (32.14%) Web Development
18 25 (29.76%) CSS3
18 25 (29.76%) Django
18 25 (29.76%) Ajax
18 25 (29.76%) Spring
19 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
20 23 (27.38%) Automated Testing
21 22 (26.19%) Jenkins
22 20 (23.81%) Mac OS X

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (20.24%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.52%) Relational Database
2 15 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 14 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (34.52%) Subversion
1 29 (34.52%) Git (software)
2 27 (32.14%) Selenium
3 22 (26.19%) Jenkins
4 17 (20.24%) JIRA
5 8 (9.52%) JUnit
5 8 (9.52%) PHPUnit
6 5 (5.95%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.95%) RSpec
6 5 (5.95%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Marketing
2 1 (1.19%) Electronics
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Architect
4 11 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Lead Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.71%) Digital Architect
6 8 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
6 8 (9.52%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Scala Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Consultant
11 2 (2.38%) Test Consultant
11 2 (2.38%) Test Automation Specialist
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.38%) Test Specialist
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (58.33%) HTML
2 46 (54.76%) JSON
3 43 (51.19%) RESTful
4 39 (46.43%) HTML5
5 34 (40.48%) REST
5 34 (40.48%) CSS
6 25 (29.76%) Spring
6 25 (29.76%) Ajax
6 25 (29.76%) CSS3
6 25 (29.76%) Django
7 9 (10.71%) jQuery
8 8 (9.52%) MooTools
8 8 (9.52%) YAML
8 8 (9.52%) SOAP
8 8 (9.52%) Web Services
8 8 (9.52%) XML
8 8 (9.52%) Symfony
9 4 (4.76%) Play Framework
10 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (3.57%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Open Source
2 15 (17.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) DTV
3 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Linux
2 30 (35.71%) UNIX
3 20 (23.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.62%) Scrum
3 32 (38.10%) Mentoring
4 27 (32.14%) Web Development
5 23 (27.38%) Automated Testing
6 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management
7 18 (21.43%) Web Design
7 18 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (20.24%) TDD
9 12 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (13.10%) Line Management
11 10 (11.90%) DevOps
12 8 (9.52%) BDD
12 8 (9.52%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.52%) OOP
12 8 (9.52%) OO
13 6 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 5 (5.95%) Automation Testing
14 5 (5.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 83 (98.81%) Java
2 78 (92.86%) Python
3 67 (79.76%) Scala
4 47 (55.95%) C#
5 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.90%) PHP
7 8 (9.52%) SQL
7 8 (9.52%) C++
7 8 (9.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (19.05%) Puppet
1 16 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (1.19%) SAP
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