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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 91 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.54% 1.22% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 3.60% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £444 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% -19.31%
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
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
626 528 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.60% 33.78% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 335 299
Median daily rate £363 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £252 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.13 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.60 £42.50
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 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
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 7 December 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
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £406 - 5
Northamptonshire -28 1 - - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
3 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (51.52%) Puppet
4 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (48.48%) Java
5 16 (48.48%) PHP
6 14 (42.42%) MySQL
6 14 (42.42%) CentOS
6 14 (42.42%) Selenium
7 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
7 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
7 13 (39.39%) Docker
8 12 (36.36%) Ubuntu
8 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (33.33%) CSS
9 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 11 (33.33%) Rackspace
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (30.30%) DigitalOcean
11 8 (24.24%) Marionette.js
11 8 (24.24%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (24.24%) Route 53
11 8 (24.24%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (24.24%) Degree
11 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
12 7 (21.21%) Amazon S3
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
12 7 (21.21%) Amazon ElastiCache

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 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) nginx
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (30.30%) DigitalOcean
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (24.24%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (24.24%) Route 53
4 7 (21.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (21.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) DataStax
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (42.42%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Appium
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Bower
6 1 (3.03%) CasperJS
6 1 (3.03%) GitLab
6 1 (3.03%) Hudson
6 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.03%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.03%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (9.09%) Advertising
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Developer
3 9 (27.27%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Ruby Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Azure Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Hadoop Specialist
9 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Linux Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) Marionette.js
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
3 4 (12.12%) RESTful
4 3 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) React
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
6 1 (3.03%) Browserify
6 1 (3.03%) DOM
6 1 (3.03%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.03%) Handlebars
6 1 (3.03%) HTML
6 1 (3.03%) J2EE
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) CentOS
3 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (3.03%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.03%) Presales
8 1 (3.03%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
1 16 (48.48%) PHP
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.15%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Go
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (51.52%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) Mesos
4 1 (3.03%) Rancher
4 1 (3.03%) rkt
4 1 (3.03%) Salt
4 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Red Hat
2 11 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.03%) SaltStack