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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 44 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.92% 0.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.19% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
231 149 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.90% 38.80% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 75 42
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £32.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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
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 30 January 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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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 12 £475 - 7
Durham - - - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (98.78%) Java
2 79 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (91.46%) Python
4 66 (80.49%) Scala
5 49 (59.76%) HTML
6 44 (53.66%) C#
7 43 (52.44%) JSON
7 43 (52.44%) RESTful
8 39 (47.56%) HTML5
8 39 (47.56%) Linux
9 37 (45.12%) Scrum
10 34 (41.46%) CSS
11 33 (40.24%) Mentoring
12 31 (37.80%) REST
13 30 (36.59%) Open Source
14 29 (35.37%) Relational Database
15 28 (34.15%) UNIX
16 27 (32.93%) Web Development
17 26 (31.71%) Subversion
17 26 (31.71%) HTTP
17 26 (31.71%) Git (software)
18 25 (30.49%) CSS3
18 25 (30.49%) Ajax
18 25 (30.49%) Django
19 23 (28.05%) Selenium
20 22 (26.83%) Spring
20 22 (26.83%) Automated Testing
21 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
21 21 (25.61%) Jenkins
22 20 (24.39%) Mac OS X

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (20.73%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) Relational Database
2 15 (18.29%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.07%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Subversion
1 26 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.05%) Selenium
3 21 (25.61%) Jenkins
4 17 (20.73%) JIRA
5 7 (8.54%) JUnit
6 5 (6.10%) PHPUnit
7 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.88%) RSpec
7 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.22%) Banking
1 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (59.76%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) Senior Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Architect
4 12 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Digital Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 9 (10.98%) Lead Architect
6 8 (9.76%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (8.54%) Scala Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.10%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Test Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Digital Architect
12 1 (1.22%) Agile Coach
12 1 (1.22%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.76%) HTML
2 43 (52.44%) JSON
2 43 (52.44%) RESTful
3 39 (47.56%) HTML5
4 34 (41.46%) CSS
5 31 (37.80%) REST
6 25 (30.49%) CSS3
6 25 (30.49%) Ajax
6 25 (30.49%) Django
7 22 (26.83%) Spring
8 6 (7.32%) jQuery
9 5 (6.10%) MooTools
9 5 (6.10%) YAML
9 5 (6.10%) Symfony
9 5 (6.10%) SOAP
9 5 (6.10%) Web Services
9 5 (6.10%) XML
10 4 (4.88%) Play Framework
11 3 (3.66%) Guice
11 3 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.59%) Open Source
2 15 (18.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Linux
2 28 (34.15%) UNIX
3 20 (24.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (96.34%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.12%) Scrum
3 33 (40.24%) Mentoring
4 27 (32.93%) Web Development
5 22 (26.83%) Automated Testing
6 20 (24.39%) Configuration Management
7 18 (21.95%) Web Design
7 18 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.85%) TDD
9 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (13.41%) Line Management
10 11 (13.41%) DevOps
11 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.10%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.10%) BDD
12 5 (6.10%) OOP
12 5 (6.10%) OO
13 4 (4.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (98.78%) Java
2 75 (91.46%) Python
3 66 (80.49%) Scala
4 44 (53.66%) C#
5 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.76%) PHP
7 6 (7.32%) C++
8 5 (6.10%) PHP5
8 5 (6.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (20.73%) Puppet
1 17 (20.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.66%) Google
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