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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 58 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 1.25% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 4.17% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Median daily rate £500 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
271 216 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.33% 29.96% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 139
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 4 (50.00%) Mesos
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Microservices
4 3 (37.50%) Web Operations
5 2 (25.00%) Marathon
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) ELK Stack
5 2 (25.00%) Graphite
5 2 (25.00%) InfluxDB
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Go
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) InfluxDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) ELK Stack
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth
3 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Neural Network
1 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Web Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Go
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
1 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Mesos
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (25.00%) Graphite
3 2 (25.00%) Marathon