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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 41 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 26 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.34% 2.07% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.72% 5.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 0
Average daily rate
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£490 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
298 215 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.25% 37.01% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 129 35
Average daily rate £330 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 25 £480 +38.12% 8
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) Puppet
2 23 (63.89%) NoSQL
3 22 (61.11%) MongoDB
3 22 (61.11%) Java
3 22 (61.11%) Python
4 20 (55.56%) Scala
4 20 (55.56%) Open Source
5 19 (52.78%) Django
6 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 16 (44.44%) Selenium
6 16 (44.44%) RESTful
7 15 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (41.67%) TDD
7 15 (41.67%) Linux
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
8 12 (33.33%) Spring
8 12 (33.33%) JSON
8 12 (33.33%) JIRA
8 12 (33.33%) Confluence
8 12 (33.33%) HTML5
8 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (27.78%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) Kanban
11 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
11 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (25.00%) Docker
12 8 (22.22%) User Experience
12 8 (22.22%) Git (software)

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) NoSQL
2 22 (61.11%) MongoDB
3 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (19.44%) MySQL
4 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (19.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
2 12 (33.33%) JIRA
2 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.11%) Sahi
4 4 (11.11%) WATIR
4 4 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Architect
2 17 (47.22%) Technical Architect
3 12 (33.33%) Senior Architect
4 11 (30.56%) Senior Technical Architect
5 9 (25.00%) Digital Architect
5 9 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Digital Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.33%) Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Tester
10 1 (2.78%) Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Django
2 16 (44.44%) RESTful
3 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 12 (33.33%) Spring
3 12 (33.33%) JSON
3 12 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (19.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (19.44%) Play Framework
5 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.78%) Mustache
8 1 (2.78%) Sass
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Open Source
2 8 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) Kanban
6 8 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 7 (19.44%) User Stories
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (16.67%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) Web Development
9 5 (13.89%) BDD
10 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.33%) Project Management
11 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
13 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
13 1 (2.78%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
1 22 (61.11%) Python
2 20 (55.56%) Scala
3 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (63.89%) Puppet
2 15 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (22.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.78%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
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