The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 44 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% 0.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£351 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 76 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.96% 40.64% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 48 35
Average daily rate £325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Bath - 1 £413 - 1
Street - 1 £290 -
Bridgwater - - - -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (50.00%) Postfix
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Wiki
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
2 2 (50.00%) Debian
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) MediaWiki
3 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) IPv6
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Scilab
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) DHTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) JRuby
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) Debian
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Postfix
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle