The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 87 81 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 44 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 1.62% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 4.57% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 8
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£425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £317 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £340
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1093 963 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.74% 35.39% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 554 563
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 45
Average hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £15.24 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the North West region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the North West region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -11 26 £378 +4.13% 15
Cheshire +9 12 £375 +10.29% 4
Lancashire -18 5 £500 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) HTML
3 34 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 32 (44.44%) TDD
4 32 (44.44%) CSS
5 30 (41.67%) Python
5 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 24 (33.33%) Open Source
7 23 (31.94%) Java
8 21 (29.17%) Scrum
9 20 (27.78%) .NET
9 20 (27.78%) Linux
10 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
11 18 (25.00%) Web Services
12 16 (22.22%) C#
12 16 (22.22%) RESTful
13 15 (20.83%) DevOps
13 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
14 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (19.44%) HTML5
15 13 (18.06%) Kanban
15 13 (18.06%) JSON
15 13 (18.06%) Ajax
15 13 (18.06%) PHP
16 12 (16.67%) OO
16 12 (16.67%) Apache
17 11 (15.28%) UNIX
17 11 (15.28%) Degree
17 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
17 11 (15.28%) MongoDB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 10 (13.89%) Node.js
3 8 (11.11%) Orchard CMS
3 8 (11.11%) CMS
4 6 (8.33%) nginx
5 5 (6.94%) Apache Solr
5 5 (6.94%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 2 (2.78%) Jetty
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.33%) PaaS
4 4 (5.56%) Heroku
4 4 (5.56%) SaaS
4 4 (5.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.78%) Route 53
6 1 (1.39%) GitHub
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) RavenDB
4 7 (9.72%) Big Data
5 6 (8.33%) MySQL
6 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.56%) Redis
8 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.89%) Cucumber
2 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.33%) RSpec
4 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.94%) Selenium
5 5 (6.94%) PhantomJS
5 5 (6.94%) Bower
5 5 (6.94%) CasperJS
6 4 (5.56%) Grunt
6 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.56%) JUnit
7 3 (4.17%) Ant
7 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.17%) Hudson
8 2 (2.78%) MSTest
8 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.78%) NUnit
8 2 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.39%) Finance
1 1 (1.39%) Law
1 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Technical Architect
5 9 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
7 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Digital Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Big Data Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) HTML
2 34 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 32 (44.44%) CSS
4 20 (27.78%) .NET
5 18 (25.00%) Web Services
6 16 (22.22%) RESTful
7 14 (19.44%) HTML5
8 13 (18.06%) Ajax
8 13 (18.06%) JSON
9 10 (13.89%) jQuery
10 9 (12.50%) REST
10 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 8 (11.11%) Django
12 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (9.72%) Sinatra
12 7 (9.72%) XHTML
12 7 (9.72%) XML
13 6 (8.33%) Sass
14 5 (6.94%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Open Source
2 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.11%) Statistics
4 7 (9.72%) User Experience
5 6 (8.33%) NHS
6 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
7 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.78%) Blog
9 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.78%) Linked Data
10 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.39%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) UNIX
3 5 (6.94%) Android
4 4 (5.56%) CentOS
5 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Windows
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) TDD
3 21 (29.17%) Scrum
4 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 15 (20.83%) DevOps
5 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (18.06%) Kanban
7 12 (16.67%) OO
8 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.50%) MVC
10 8 (11.11%) Web Design
10 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (9.72%) BDD
11 7 (9.72%) SOA
11 7 (9.72%) Web Development
12 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (6.94%) Workflow
12 5 (6.94%) ITIL
12 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 30 (41.67%) Python
2 23 (31.94%) Java
3 16 (22.22%) C#
4 13 (18.06%) PHP
5 9 (12.50%) C++
6 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.72%) Perl
8 6 (8.33%) SQL
8 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.56%) Scala
9 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) PHP5
10 1 (1.39%) Clojure
10 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Varnish
1 2 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Puppet
2 8 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.17%) Ansible
4 3 (4.17%) Salt
5 2 (2.78%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.78%) Nagios
5 2 (2.78%) Cacti
6 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe
3 2 (2.78%) RightScale
3 2 (2.78%) Percona
4 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.39%) Apple
4 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
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