The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 48 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.62% 0.50% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 Nottinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
169 115 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 34.99% 28.68% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 61 93
Average daily rate £363 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -66.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Nottingham -5 3 £425 +28.30% 6
Ruby
East Midlands

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
3 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
3 17 (53.13%) DevOps
4 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 15 (46.88%) Python
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) MySQL
7 11 (34.38%) Java
8 9 (28.13%) PHP
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (28.13%) Puppet
9 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
10 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (21.88%) Hudson
10 7 (21.88%) Apache Qpid
10 7 (21.88%) Redis
10 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
10 7 (21.88%) UNIX
10 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (21.88%) SaltStack
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
10 7 (21.88%) Ansible
11 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
11 6 (18.75%) Apache

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (21.88%) Apache Qpid
2 6 (18.75%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.88%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Hudson
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Head of Technology
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (15.63%) RESTful
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
2 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
2 17 (53.13%) DevOps
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Network Management
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Business Transformation
9 1 (3.13%) Line Management
9 1 (3.13%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (3.13%) Change Management
9 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Python
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) PHP
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) BS25999
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (28.13%) Puppet
3 7 (21.88%) Ansible
4 6 (18.75%) Zenoss
5 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SaltStack
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Percona
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle