The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.32% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.83% +77.50%
Ruby
South Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
104 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.66% 33.97% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 53 43
Average daily rate £373 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +122.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Ruby
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala