The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 14 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.23% - 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% - 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
Ruby
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 64.52% 41.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 8
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Ruby
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MHEG
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) MHEG
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript