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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 36 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 34 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.90% 2.59% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 7.42% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 17
Median daily rate £363 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
281 310 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.22% 34.87% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 231 302
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 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
Median hourly rate £40.75 £36.40 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.95% +12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £8.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 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 39 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 34 (53.97%) CSS
2 34 (53.97%) Ruby on Rails
3 32 (50.79%) Cucumber
4 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (47.62%) SQL
6 29 (46.03%) HTML
6 29 (46.03%) Capybara
7 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
8 25 (39.68%) Python
9 24 (38.10%) Unix
10 23 (36.51%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (34.92%) Web Development
12 21 (33.33%) C#
13 20 (31.75%) Java
13 20 (31.75%) Unit Testing
13 20 (31.75%) MongoDB
13 20 (31.75%) NoSQL
13 20 (31.75%) Open Source
13 20 (31.75%) Sass
14 19 (30.16%) Relational Database
14 19 (30.16%) Responsive Web Design
14 19 (30.16%) Data Migration
14 19 (30.16%) ETL
14 19 (30.16%) Web Design
14 19 (30.16%) Migration
15 18 (28.57%) Linux
15 18 (28.57%) .NET
16 17 (26.98%) OO
16 17 (26.98%) 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 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) GitHub
2 8 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (31.75%) MongoDB
2 20 (31.75%) NoSQL
3 19 (30.16%) Relational Database
4 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.35%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.59%) GIS
Development Applications
1 32 (50.79%) Cucumber
2 29 (46.03%) Capybara
3 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
4 17 (26.98%) SpecFlow
5 16 (25.40%) Subversion
6 15 (23.81%) git-flow
6 15 (23.81%) JUnit
6 15 (23.81%) RSpec
7 11 (17.46%) WATIR
8 9 (14.29%) JIRA
8 9 (14.29%) Selenium
8 9 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.76%) Moq
10 3 (4.76%) NUnit
10 3 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Electronics
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Ruby Developer
3 16 (25.40%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Developer in Test
8 6 (9.52%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) CSS
1 34 (53.97%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (46.03%) HTML
3 20 (31.75%) Sass
4 18 (28.57%) .NET
5 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET
5 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (14.29%) Behat
7 8 (12.70%) Web Services
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (6.35%) jQuery
8 4 (6.35%) JSON
8 4 (6.35%) RESTful
9 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
9 3 (4.76%) MSMQ
9 3 (4.76%) WCF
10 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.17%) React
11 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Unix
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Web Development
3 20 (31.75%) Open Source
3 20 (31.75%) Unit Testing
4 19 (30.16%) Data Migration
4 19 (30.16%) ETL
4 19 (30.16%) Migration
4 19 (30.16%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (30.16%) Web Design
5 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
5 17 (26.98%) OO
6 15 (23.81%) Integration Testing
7 13 (20.63%) BDD
8 12 (19.05%) Scrum
9 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce
9 11 (17.46%) MVC
9 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
10 10 (15.87%) TDD
11 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 30 (47.62%) SQL
3 25 (39.68%) Python
4 21 (33.33%) C#
5 20 (31.75%) Java
6 16 (25.40%) Scala
7 8 (12.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) ISEB
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (14.29%) Rally
2 3 (4.76%) SAP
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