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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South West / Bristol
Rank 54 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.74% 2.45% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.81% 6.71% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 25
Median daily rate £450 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £314 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £354 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
270 298 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.10% 36.47% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 219 260
Median daily rate £390 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) Scala
3 13 (52.00%) BDD
3 13 (52.00%) DevOps
4 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (48.00%) Python
5 11 (44.00%) Node.js
5 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (40.00%) Kanban
6 10 (40.00%) GitHub
6 10 (40.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) Scrum
7 9 (36.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) .NET
7 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (36.00%) QA
7 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (36.00%) Public Cloud
8 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (32.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (32.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (32.00%) User Experience
8 8 (32.00%) Microservices
8 8 (32.00%) Blog
8 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
8 8 (32.00%) TeamCity

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 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Liferay
2 1 (4.00%) Mule
2 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (40.00%) GitHub
3 8 (32.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (32.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (32.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) Capybara
5 2 (8.00%) git-flow
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) RSpec
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Sahi
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
6 1 (4.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Polyglot Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft Architect
5 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Node.js
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (32.00%) Ember.js
3 8 (32.00%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (28.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) Dropwizard
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) hapi
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) Spring
8 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) RESTful
8 2 (8.00%) Sass
9 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (32.00%) Blog
2 8 (32.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) BDD
3 13 (52.00%) DevOps
4 10 (40.00%) Kanban
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (32.00%) CQRS
6 8 (32.00%) High Availability
6 8 (32.00%) Microservices
6 8 (32.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (16.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (12.00%) Information Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (52.00%) Scala
2 12 (48.00%) Python
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Clojure
7 2 (8.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (4.00%) Go
8 1 (4.00%) Groovy
8 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Intel
2 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP