The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 57 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 18 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.01% 3.36% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.96% 9.20% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 20
Median daily rate £475 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
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
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
363 326 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.60% 36.47% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 262 266
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +76.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.28 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £96.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
4 21 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 21 (46.67%) BDD
5 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
6 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (35.56%) .NET
7 16 (35.56%) TDD
8 15 (33.33%) Scrum
8 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
9 14 (31.11%) Scala
9 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
9 14 (31.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (28.89%) QA
10 13 (28.89%) MVC
10 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
10 13 (28.89%) Java
10 13 (28.89%) Kanban
10 13 (28.89%) GitHub
10 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
10 13 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 12 (26.67%) CSS
11 12 (26.67%) HTML
12 11 (24.44%) Amazon S3
12 11 (24.44%) High Availability
12 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 13 (28.89%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) Liferay
2 1 (2.22%) Mule
2 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (28.89%) GitHub
3 11 (24.44%) Amazon S3
4 10 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) NoSQL
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.44%) MySQL
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
2 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 10 (22.22%) Capybara
3 10 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (17.78%) Selenium
5 8 (17.78%) WATIR
6 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
7 5 (11.11%) JIRA
8 4 (8.89%) JUnit
8 4 (8.89%) Subversion
9 3 (6.67%) git-flow
9 3 (6.67%) RSpec
10 2 (4.44%) Appium
10 2 (4.44%) Protractor
10 2 (4.44%) Robotium
10 2 (4.44%) Xcode
11 1 (2.22%) Sahi
11 1 (2.22%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 7 (15.56%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) AWS Developer
8 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 12 (26.67%) HTML
3 12 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 10 (22.22%) Ember.js
5 10 (22.22%) Node.js
6 9 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (11.11%) Behat
8 3 (6.67%) Dropwizard
8 3 (6.67%) Sass
9 2 (4.44%) RESTful
10 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.22%) SOAP
10 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Blog
1 10 (22.22%) Public Cloud
1 10 (22.22%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) BDD
2 21 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 16 (35.56%) TDD
4 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
6 13 (28.89%) Kanban
6 13 (28.89%) MVC
7 11 (24.44%) DevOps
7 11 (24.44%) High Availability
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (22.22%) CQRS
8 10 (22.22%) Microservices
8 10 (22.22%) Web Development
9 9 (20.00%) OO
10 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) Scala
4 13 (28.89%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) Python
5 10 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (13.33%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Clojure
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISEB
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Rally
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft