The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Warwick 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 15 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 1.43% 12.77% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 31.43% 34.04% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Average daily rate £325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Ruby
Warwickshire

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 16 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) OpenID
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth2
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) OpenID
2 2 (33.33%) OAuth2
2 2 (33.33%) OAuth
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus