The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Wiltshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 52 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.36% 1.72% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 5.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £349 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+95.86% +81.25%
Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
162 174 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.43% 29.95% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 111 97
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% -9.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
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Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) SSH
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 6 (37.50%) RSpec
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 6 (37.50%) Heroku
3 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (37.50%) MongoDB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Photoshop
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon S3
1 6 (37.50%) Heroku
1 6 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SSH
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) RSpec
1 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
1 6 (37.50%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (37.50%) HTML5
1 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
1 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Scrum
1 6 (37.50%) TDD
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
1 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
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