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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 40 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 28 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.33% 2.16% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.59% 5.60% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 25
Median daily rate £381 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
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
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
292 357 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.76% 38.59% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 296 295
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 7
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.20 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 34 (52.31%) Cucumber
4 33 (50.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 33 (50.77%) CSS
5 31 (47.69%) Capybara
6 29 (44.62%) HTML
6 29 (44.62%) SQL
7 26 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 25 (38.46%) Unix
9 24 (36.92%) Python
10 23 (35.38%) Web Development
11 21 (32.31%) SpecFlow
11 21 (32.31%) C#
12 20 (30.77%) Java
12 20 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (26.15%) Unit Testing
13 17 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (26.15%) MongoDB
13 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
13 17 (26.15%) Open Source
13 17 (26.15%) Web Design
13 17 (26.15%) Sass
13 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
14 16 (24.62%) Migration
14 16 (24.62%) Linux
14 16 (24.62%) ETL
14 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
14 16 (24.62%) Data Migration
15 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared

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 12 (18.46%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) GitHub
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (26.15%) MongoDB
2 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
2 17 (26.15%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 34 (52.31%) Cucumber
2 31 (47.69%) Capybara
3 26 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (32.31%) SpecFlow
5 15 (23.08%) WATIR
6 14 (21.54%) Subversion
7 13 (20.00%) git-flow
7 13 (20.00%) JUnit
7 13 (20.00%) RSpec
7 13 (20.00%) Selenium
7 13 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 11 (16.92%) JIRA
9 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.08%) Appium
10 2 (3.08%) Protractor
10 2 (3.08%) Robotium
10 2 (3.08%) Xcode
11 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.62%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Electronics
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Test Engineer
4 15 (23.08%) Ruby Developer
4 15 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (20.00%) Agile Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Developer in Test
6 8 (12.31%) Test Automation Developer
7 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Ruby Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Agile Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) CSS
1 33 (50.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (44.62%) HTML
3 17 (26.15%) Sass
4 15 (23.08%) .NET
5 13 (20.00%) Dropwizard
6 11 (16.92%) Behat
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.69%) Web Services
9 3 (4.62%) jQuery
9 3 (4.62%) JSON
10 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.08%) React
11 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.54%) Node.js
11 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Visualisation
2 9 (13.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Unix
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
3 14 (21.54%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) Web Development
3 17 (26.15%) Open Source
3 17 (26.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (26.15%) Unit Testing
3 17 (26.15%) Web Design
4 16 (24.62%) Data Migration
4 16 (24.62%) ETL
4 16 (24.62%) Migration
4 16 (24.62%) Test Automation
5 15 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 15 (23.08%) OO
6 13 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 12 (18.46%) BDD
8 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.85%) Scrum
10 8 (12.31%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (12.31%) Software Delivery
10 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 29 (44.62%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) Python
4 21 (32.31%) C#
5 20 (30.77%) Java
6 14 (21.54%) Scala
7 7 (10.77%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Rally
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) SAP