The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 25 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.40% - 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% - 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+62.28% +16.66%
Ruby
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 26.57% 36.26% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 23
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Ruby
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware