The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 80 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 28 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.69% 1.17% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 3.64% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
Median daily rate £388 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
Ruby
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 522 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.95% 32.22% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 329 272
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+431.25% -78.66%
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 the East Midlands

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire - 14 £375 -
Nottinghamshire -4 6 £413 - 3
Derbyshire +7 4 £375 -
Northamptonshire -16 2 £475 +26.66% 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 29 (60.42%) DevOps
2 23 (47.92%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (47.92%) Git (software)
3 22 (45.83%) Java
3 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (41.67%) Linux
5 19 (39.58%) CSS
5 19 (39.58%) Puppet
6 17 (35.42%) Docker
6 17 (35.42%) Selenium
7 15 (31.25%) PHP
7 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 13 (27.08%) MySQL
8 13 (27.08%) CentOS
9 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (22.92%) Automated Testing
10 11 (22.92%) Ubuntu
11 10 (20.83%) DigitalOcean
11 10 (20.83%) Rackspace
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
13 8 (16.67%) Degree
13 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.58%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (14.58%) ITIL
14 7 (14.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 7 (14.58%) Amazon RDS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (8.33%) Apache
1 4 (8.33%) Confluence
1 4 (8.33%) nginx
1 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 23 (47.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) DigitalOcean
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (14.58%) Amazon S3
3 7 (14.58%) Route 53
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) DataStax
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Git (software)
2 17 (35.42%) Selenium
3 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
5 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.33%) Ant
6 4 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
6 4 (8.33%) Maven
7 3 (6.25%) Appium
7 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (4.17%) Bower
8 2 (4.17%) CasperJS
8 2 (4.17%) gulp
8 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (4.17%) webpack
8 2 (4.17%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
1 22 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.08%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) CSS
2 7 (14.58%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.50%) Marionette.js
3 6 (12.50%) RESTful
4 5 (10.42%) HTML
4 5 (10.42%) Node.js
4 5 (10.42%) Web Services
5 4 (8.33%) jQuery
6 3 (6.25%) .NET
6 3 (6.25%) Ajax
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.25%) CSS3
6 3 (6.25%) DOM
6 3 (6.25%) Gherkin
6 3 (6.25%) HTML5
6 3 (6.25%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) CentOS
3 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) DevOps
2 15 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 11 (22.92%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Coaching
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Microservices
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Kanban
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) MVC
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.25%) Web Development
10 2 (4.17%) Data Management
10 2 (4.17%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Java
2 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) PHP
4 6 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (39.58%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.83%) Rackspace
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
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