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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 19 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 72 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.07% - 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.88% - 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
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
329 105 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.44% 29.66% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 47 55
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £21.38 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.23% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.34 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.75 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 66 £430 - 7
Durham - 6 £250 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (97.44%) Java
2 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (91.03%) Python
4 58 (74.36%) Scala
5 49 (62.82%) C#
6 47 (60.26%) HTML
6 47 (60.26%) JSON
7 42 (53.85%) RESTful
8 38 (48.72%) HTML5
9 36 (46.15%) Linux
10 35 (44.87%) REST
11 34 (43.59%) Scrum
12 32 (41.03%) CSS
13 31 (39.74%) UNIX
14 30 (38.46%) Selenium
15 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
15 29 (37.18%) Subversion
16 28 (35.90%) HTTP
17 27 (34.62%) Relational Database
18 26 (33.33%) Spring
19 25 (32.05%) JavaScript
19 25 (32.05%) Mentoring
19 25 (32.05%) Web Development
20 24 (30.77%) CSS3
20 24 (30.77%) Ajax
21 23 (29.49%) Automated Testing
22 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
23 19 (24.36%) Open Source
23 19 (24.36%) Mac OS X
23 19 (24.36%) TDD

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (20.51%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) Relational Database
2 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Selenium
2 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
2 29 (37.18%) Subversion
3 22 (28.21%) Jenkins
4 16 (20.51%) JIRA
5 10 (12.82%) PHPUnit
6 8 (10.26%) JUnit
7 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 6 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.41%) RSpec
General
1 3 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) Senior Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Architect
4 11 (14.10%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Lead Architect
5 9 (11.54%) PHP Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Digital Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Scala Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Digital Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Test Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Automation Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Test Automation Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.56%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (60.26%) HTML
1 47 (60.26%) JSON
2 42 (53.85%) RESTful
3 38 (48.72%) HTML5
4 35 (44.87%) REST
5 32 (41.03%) CSS
6 26 (33.33%) Spring
7 24 (30.77%) Ajax
7 24 (30.77%) CSS3
8 16 (20.51%) Django
9 11 (14.10%) jQuery
10 10 (12.82%) MooTools
10 10 (12.82%) YAML
10 10 (12.82%) SOAP
10 10 (12.82%) Web Services
10 10 (12.82%) XML
10 10 (12.82%) Symfony
11 3 (3.85%) Play Framework
11 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (2.56%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Open Source
2 14 (17.95%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.56%) DTV
4 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.15%) Linux
2 31 (39.74%) UNIX
3 19 (24.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.59%) Scrum
3 25 (32.05%) Web Development
3 25 (32.05%) Mentoring
4 23 (29.49%) Automated Testing
5 19 (24.36%) TDD
6 17 (21.79%) Configuration Management
7 16 (20.51%) Web Design
7 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (14.10%) Line Management
9 10 (12.82%) BDD
9 10 (12.82%) Performance Testing
9 10 (12.82%) OOP
9 10 (12.82%) OO
10 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.41%) Automation Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Web Testing
12 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 76 (97.44%) Java
2 71 (91.03%) Python
3 58 (74.36%) Scala
4 49 (62.82%) C#
5 25 (32.05%) JavaScript
6 12 (15.38%) PHP
7 10 (12.82%) SQL
7 10 (12.82%) C++
7 10 (12.82%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Puppet
1 16 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) SAP
1 2 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (1.28%) Capita
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