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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 71 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.82% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 2.44% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £288 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
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
283 246 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.19% 33.70% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 166 145
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (20.00%) vCloud
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

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%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
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%) Node.js
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 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
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
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