The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 65 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 1.24% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 4.11% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
Ruby
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
284 219 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.98% 30.21% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 129 137
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) PLM
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OOP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Heroku
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) IT Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) EMC Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago