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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 36 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 33 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.98% 2.29% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.15% 6.64% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 24
Median daily rate £369 £400 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -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
296 301 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.71% 34.52% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 238 304
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 13
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.70 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.86 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £40.54 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 36 (55.38%) CSS
2 36 (55.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (50.77%) Cucumber
4 33 (50.77%) Capybara
5 32 (49.23%) SQL
6 31 (47.69%) HTML
7 28 (43.08%) Git (software)
8 27 (41.54%) Unix
9 25 (38.46%) Web Development
10 24 (36.92%) Python
11 23 (35.38%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (30.77%) Java
12 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
12 20 (30.77%) Sass
12 20 (30.77%) MongoDB
12 20 (30.77%) NoSQL
12 20 (30.77%) Open Source
13 19 (29.23%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (29.23%) Relational Database
13 19 (29.23%) Data Migration
13 19 (29.23%) ETL
13 19 (29.23%) Web Design
13 19 (29.23%) Migration
14 18 (27.69%) Linux
14 18 (27.69%) C#
14 18 (27.69%) SpecFlow
15 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
15 17 (26.15%) Configuration Management

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 14 (21.54%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) GitHub
2 4 (6.15%) 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 16 (24.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 20 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 19 (29.23%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.15%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) Capybara
1 33 (50.77%) Cucumber
2 28 (43.08%) Git (software)
3 18 (27.69%) SpecFlow
4 16 (24.62%) Subversion
5 15 (23.08%) git-flow
5 15 (23.08%) JUnit
5 15 (23.08%) RSpec
5 15 (23.08%) WATIR
6 11 (16.92%) JIRA
6 11 (16.92%) Selenium
6 11 (16.92%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Ruby Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Developer in Test
5 8 (12.31%) Test Automation Developer
6 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Agile Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (55.38%) CSS
1 36 (55.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 31 (47.69%) HTML
3 20 (30.77%) Sass
4 15 (23.08%) .NET
4 15 (23.08%) Dropwizard
5 11 (16.92%) Behat
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.15%) Web Services
8 3 (4.62%) jQuery
8 3 (4.62%) JSON
9 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.08%) React
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Visualisation
2 9 (13.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Unix
2 18 (27.69%) Linux
3 16 (24.62%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Web Development
3 20 (30.77%) Open Source
3 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 19 (29.23%) Data Migration
4 19 (29.23%) ETL
4 19 (29.23%) Migration
4 19 (29.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (29.23%) Web Design
5 17 (26.15%) Configuration Management
6 15 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 15 (23.08%) OO
7 13 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.85%) BDD
8 9 (13.85%) Scrum
9 8 (12.31%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (12.31%) Software Delivery
9 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.77%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
2 32 (49.23%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) Python
4 20 (30.77%) Java
5 18 (27.69%) C#
6 16 (24.62%) Scala
7 7 (10.77%) Perl
8 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
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
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