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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 12 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 4.76% 29.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 56.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
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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
22 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 52.38% 52.08% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 8
Average daily rate £323 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Salford region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

Ruby
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python