The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 34 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.00% 1.21% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.15% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £324 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £478 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
Ruby
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
149 233 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.50% 56.42% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 141 105
Median daily rate £350 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
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 Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) RSpec
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) VMware