The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 66 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 25 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 0.79% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 2.11% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
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£425 £550 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +130.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
Ruby
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
553 474 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.27% 37.44% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 311 231
Average daily rate £400 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 37
Average hourly rate £48.75 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Egham - 12 £425 - 7
Staines - 8 - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 29 (50.88%) UNIX
2 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) Linux
3 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 23 (40.35%) TDD
5 21 (36.84%) RSpec
6 20 (35.09%) Selenium
6 20 (35.09%) AngularJS
7 18 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 18 (31.58%) Python
8 17 (29.82%) Scrum
8 17 (29.82%) Puppet
9 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
10 14 (24.56%) Java
11 13 (22.81%) CSS
11 13 (22.81%) HTML
11 13 (22.81%) Node.js
11 13 (22.81%) Backbone.js
11 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (22.81%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (22.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (21.05%) Auto-Scaling
12 12 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (19.30%) Subversion
13 11 (19.30%) OpenStack
13 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (19.30%) MVC
14 10 (17.54%) Ant
14 10 (17.54%) Open Source

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (22.81%) Node.js
2 11 (19.30%) OpenStack
3 8 (14.04%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (10.53%) IaaS
5 6 (10.53%) PaaS
6 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) LDAP
1 7 (12.28%) DHCP
1 7 (12.28%) DNS
1 7 (12.28%) SSH
2 6 (10.53%) VPN
2 6 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) MPLS
4 2 (3.51%) VLAN
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.02%) Redis
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) RSpec
2 20 (35.09%) Selenium
3 18 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
5 11 (19.30%) Subversion
6 10 (17.54%) Maven
6 10 (17.54%) JIRA
6 10 (17.54%) Ant
7 6 (10.53%) Hudson
7 6 (10.53%) RubyGems
8 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.26%) WATIR
9 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Billing
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Lead Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Architect
3 11 (19.30%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.02%) AWS Developer
5 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) AngularJS
2 13 (22.81%) Backbone.js
2 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 13 (22.81%) CSS
2 13 (22.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (15.79%) boto
4 8 (14.04%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) JRuby
5 5 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) React
6 4 (7.02%) Underscore.js
7 3 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (1.75%) Web Services
8 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) UNIX
2 27 (47.37%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Solaris
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) TDD
3 17 (29.82%) Scrum
4 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (21.05%) Auto-Scaling
6 11 (19.30%) MVC
7 10 (17.54%) Open Source
7 10 (17.54%) Software Deployment
8 9 (15.79%) DevOps
8 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.79%) Web Development
9 8 (14.04%) MVVM
10 7 (12.28%) Automation Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Capacity Management
11 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
12 4 (7.02%) Use Case
13 2 (3.51%) Time Management
13 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
14 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.58%) Python
3 14 (24.56%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) Perl
5 4 (7.02%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) VB6
7 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) vSphere
2 1 (1.75%) vCloud
2 1 (1.75%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) Puppet
2 10 (17.54%) Ansible
3 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.75%) Kibana
4 1 (1.75%) Rundeck
4 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
1 6 (10.53%) Splunk
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) New Relic
3 1 (1.75%) Perforce
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
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