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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 40 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.58% 0.84% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 3.57% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
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£450 £400 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
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
111 84 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 32.36% 23.53% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 25
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -1 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Ruby
East Midlands

Ruby
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef