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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 55 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.24% 3.00% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 7.52% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 24
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
350 359 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.27% 39.84% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 303 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £283 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.09 £100.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 August 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) C#
3 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 23 (43.40%) Cucumber
4 23 (43.40%) BDD
5 22 (41.51%) E-Commerce
6 18 (33.96%) .NET
6 18 (33.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 18 (33.96%) SpecFlow
7 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (32.08%) TDD
7 17 (32.08%) HTML
7 17 (32.08%) CSS
8 16 (30.19%) Scrum
8 16 (30.19%) Scala
8 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
9 15 (28.30%) Unix
10 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
10 14 (26.42%) Java
10 14 (26.42%) MVC
10 14 (26.42%) Web Development
10 14 (26.42%) GitHub
10 14 (26.42%) NoSQL
10 14 (26.42%) Capybara
10 14 (26.42%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (24.53%) Kanban
11 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
11 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (24.53%) QA
11 13 (24.53%) SQL

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 (26.42%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.89%) Liferay
2 1 (1.89%) Mule
2 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (26.42%) GitHub
3 11 (20.75%) Amazon S3
4 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) NoSQL
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (18.87%) Hadoop
4 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.66%) MySQL
7 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (43.40%) Cucumber
2 18 (33.96%) SpecFlow
3 14 (26.42%) Capybara
4 13 (24.53%) Git (software)
5 10 (18.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (18.87%) Selenium
5 10 (18.87%) TeamCity
5 10 (18.87%) WATIR
6 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
7 7 (13.21%) JIRA
8 6 (11.32%) Subversion
9 5 (9.43%) JUnit
10 4 (7.55%) git-flow
10 4 (7.55%) RSpec
11 2 (3.77%) Appium
11 2 (3.77%) Protractor
11 2 (3.77%) Robotium
11 2 (3.77%) Xcode
12 1 (1.89%) Sahi
12 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (5.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Test Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) .NET
1 18 (33.96%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (32.08%) CSS
2 17 (32.08%) HTML
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (22.64%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
6 10 (18.87%) Ember.js
6 10 (18.87%) Node.js
7 8 (15.09%) Web Services
8 7 (13.21%) Behat
9 4 (7.55%) Dropwizard
9 4 (7.55%) Sass
10 2 (3.77%) RESTful
11 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.89%) SOAP
11 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Blog
1 10 (18.87%) Public Cloud
1 10 (18.87%) User Experience
2 9 (16.98%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) BDD
3 22 (41.51%) E-Commerce
4 17 (32.08%) TDD
5 16 (30.19%) Scrum
5 16 (30.19%) Test Automation
6 14 (26.42%) MVC
6 14 (26.42%) Web Development
7 13 (24.53%) Kanban
8 11 (20.75%) High Availability
9 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (18.87%) CQRS
9 10 (18.87%) DevOps
9 10 (18.87%) Microservices
9 10 (18.87%) OO
10 8 (15.09%) Automated Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.09%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (15.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) Scala
4 14 (26.42%) Java
5 13 (24.53%) SQL
6 12 (22.64%) Python
7 6 (11.32%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.55%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) Clojure
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) ISEB
2 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Rally
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft