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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 23 11 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.92% 9.97% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 23.49% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 8
Median daily rate £475 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £275 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £409 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -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
161 166 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.35% 42.46% 49.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 128 131
Median daily rate £400 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 16
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 23 (95.83%) Linux
1 23 (95.83%) Puppet
2 22 (91.67%) DevOps
2 22 (91.67%) Python
3 20 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (75.00%) Ansible
5 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (50.00%) Web Services
6 12 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (45.83%) MySQL
7 11 (45.83%) Packer
7 11 (45.83%) Vagrant
8 10 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (37.50%) Java
9 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
10 8 (33.33%) Docker
10 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (29.17%) Selenium
11 7 (29.17%) Subversion
11 7 (29.17%) logstash
11 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (29.17%) Neo4j
11 7 (29.17%) Route 53
11 7 (29.17%) MarkLogic
11 7 (29.17%) Redis
11 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
11 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (29.17%) Amazon SQS

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 7 (29.17%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (29.17%) Node.js
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) nginx
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) Jetty
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (4.17%) Drupal
5 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
5 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (41.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon S3
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (29.17%) Route 53
4 4 (16.67%) IaaS
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) FTP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) IPsec
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (29.17%) MarkLogic
3 7 (29.17%) Neo4j
3 7 (29.17%) Redis
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 11 (45.83%) Vagrant
3 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) Selenium
3 7 (29.17%) Subversion
4 5 (20.83%) GitLab
5 4 (16.67%) Hudson
6 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
7 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) AWS Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) ELK Stack
3 3 (12.50%) LAMP
3 3 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) DevOps
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Security Hardening
5 6 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Web Operations
8 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Open Source
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (95.83%) Puppet
2 18 (75.00%) Ansible
3 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (45.83%) Packer
5 7 (29.17%) Kibana
5 7 (29.17%) logstash
6 1 (4.17%) Nagios
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
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