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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 68 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.24% 5.02% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.99% 11.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 53 23 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
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
378 262 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.68% 43.81% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 170 44
Average daily rate £425 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.51% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -34.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 57 £475 +22.58% 8
Durham -5 4 £275 +10.00% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 73 (78.49%) Java
1 73 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (70.97%) Python
3 65 (69.89%) Scala
4 51 (54.84%) HTML
5 49 (52.69%) Django
6 48 (51.61%) NoSQL
7 44 (47.31%) MongoDB
8 41 (44.09%) Linux
8 41 (44.09%) TDD
9 39 (41.94%) Selenium
9 39 (41.94%) Jenkins
10 32 (34.41%) Open Source
11 30 (32.26%) Puppet
12 29 (31.18%) RESTful
12 29 (31.18%) HTML5
12 29 (31.18%) Play Framework
13 28 (30.11%) Opscode Chef
13 28 (30.11%) JSON
14 27 (29.03%) Spring
15 26 (27.96%) JIRA
15 26 (27.96%) C#
15 26 (27.96%) CSS
15 26 (27.96%) Confluence
16 24 (25.81%) Relational Database
17 23 (24.73%) Cucumber
17 23 (24.73%) Scrum
18 22 (23.66%) Configuration Management
18 22 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
19 20 (21.51%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (27.96%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) Node.js
3 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.08%) Drupal
3 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.15%) PaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) HTTP
2 5 (5.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.08%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (51.61%) NoSQL
2 44 (47.31%) MongoDB
3 24 (25.81%) Relational Database
4 20 (21.51%) MySQL
5 16 (17.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Redis
7 1 (1.08%) Big Data
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (41.94%) Selenium
1 39 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 26 (27.96%) JIRA
3 23 (24.73%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.90%) RSpec
5 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.75%) WebDriver
6 10 (10.75%) JUnit
7 9 (9.68%) Subversion
8 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.15%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.15%) WATIR
8 2 (2.15%) Sahi
9 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.08%) FishEye
9 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Games
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) German Language
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Architect
2 30 (32.26%) Technical Architect
3 28 (30.11%) Developer
4 23 (24.73%) Digital Architect
5 22 (23.66%) Senior Architect
6 21 (22.58%) Senior Technical Architect
7 17 (18.28%) Digital Technical Architect
8 13 (13.98%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (12.90%) Senior Developer
9 12 (12.90%) Senior Digital Architect
10 11 (11.83%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 9 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (9.68%) Test Engineer
11 9 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (6.45%) Lead Architect
12 6 (6.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 6 (6.45%) Scala Developer
12 6 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
12 6 (6.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 3 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.84%) HTML
2 49 (52.69%) Django
3 29 (31.18%) RESTful
3 29 (31.18%) HTML5
3 29 (31.18%) Play Framework
4 28 (30.11%) JSON
5 27 (29.03%) Spring
6 26 (27.96%) CSS
7 22 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 19 (20.43%) .NET
9 15 (16.13%) XHTML
10 4 (4.30%) REST
10 4 (4.30%) CSS3
10 4 (4.30%) Web Services
11 3 (3.23%) XML
11 3 (3.23%) Ajax
12 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.08%) Symfony
13 1 (1.08%) jQuery
13 1 (1.08%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) User Experience
2 11 (11.83%) Social Media
3 7 (7.53%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) DTV
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.09%) Linux
2 13 (13.98%) UNIX
3 10 (10.75%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.30%) Windows
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Fedora
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (78.49%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) TDD
3 32 (34.41%) Open Source
4 23 (24.73%) Scrum
5 22 (23.66%) Configuration Management
6 20 (21.51%) User Stories
7 19 (20.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (20.43%) Web Design
8 15 (16.13%) Software Architecture
9 14 (15.05%) Web Development
10 12 (12.90%) Business Analysis
10 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.90%) Automated Testing
11 11 (11.83%) Kanban
12 10 (10.75%) Web Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Test Scripting
12 10 (10.75%) Automation Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Microservices
13 9 (9.68%) DevOps
14 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (78.49%) Java
2 66 (70.97%) Python
3 65 (69.89%) Scala
4 26 (27.96%) C#
5 16 (17.20%) C++
5 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.60%) SQL
7 5 (5.38%) PHP
8 4 (4.30%) Perl
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (32.26%) Puppet
2 28 (30.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.30%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.23%) Ansible
5 1 (1.08%) logstash
5 1 (1.08%) yum
5 1 (1.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (3.23%) VMware
1 3 (3.23%) Rackspace
1 3 (3.23%) SaltStack
2 2 (2.15%) Google
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.08%) Zend
3 1 (1.08%) Splunk
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