The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 17 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 1.04% 7.41% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 19.35% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Ruby
Warwickshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 20.83% 38.27% 55.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 30
Average daily rate £325 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

Ruby
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript