The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 38 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.13% 2.99% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.16% 26.87% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 37
Average daily rate £325 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £575 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
East Midlands

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
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 28 July 2014. 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
Northampton 0 3 £400 -28.88% 3
Ruby
East Midlands

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) ATDD
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Banking

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) ATDD
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £405 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £405.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago