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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 32 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.64% 2.51% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 4.88% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
164 246 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.73% 51.46% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 146 143
Median daily rate £400 £370 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £53.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 14 (87.50%) Python
3 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (56.25%) Ansible
6 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) Perl
7 7 (43.75%) Web Services
8 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
9 5 (31.25%) Windows
9 5 (31.25%) MySQL
9 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
10 4 (25.00%) Security Hardening
10 4 (25.00%) Packer
10 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
10 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) Hudson
11 3 (18.75%) nginx
11 3 (18.75%) DNS
11 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
11 3 (18.75%) Publishing
11 3 (18.75%) LAMP

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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) nginx
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Jetty
2 2 (12.50%) Mongrel
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (12.50%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) IPsec
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (6.25%) MarkLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (25.00%) Hudson
3 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (12.50%) Travis CI
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) GitLab
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) LAMP
2 3 (18.75%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Security Hardening
6 3 (18.75%) Web Operations
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Open Source
8 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (56.25%) Ansible
4 4 (25.00%) Packer
5 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (6.25%) Kibana
6 1 (6.25%) logstash
6 1 (6.25%) Nagios
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) VMware