The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 28 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.59% 1.92% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.00% 7.95% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
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£375 £403 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £578
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £427 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
125 88 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.90% 24.18% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 60 28
Average daily rate £350 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Northampton +4 15 £375 -6.83% 2
Ruby
East Midlands

Ruby
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 15 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (60.00%) Confluence
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) yum
5 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) TeamSite
7 1 (6.67%) Banking

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (60.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (93.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (33.33%) yum
3 1 (6.67%) TeamSite
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