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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 79 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.17% 0.72% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 2.32% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
563 474 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.62% 31.14% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 263 281
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 32
Average hourly rate £8.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +6 15 £375 -9.36% 2
Nottinghamshire -12 3 £425 +28.30% 3
Derbyshire +2 1 - - 4
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 37 (74.00%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (66.00%) Jenkins
2 33 (66.00%) DevOps
3 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
5 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (34.00%) Finance
6 16 (32.00%) Linux
7 15 (30.00%) Python
8 14 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (26.00%) Java
9 13 (26.00%) MySQL
10 10 (20.00%) PHP
10 10 (20.00%) SQL
10 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (18.00%) Confluence
11 9 (18.00%) Puppet
12 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
12 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
12 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (16.00%) JIRA
13 7 (14.00%) UNIX
13 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (14.00%) Hudson
13 7 (14.00%) Apache Qpid
13 7 (14.00%) Redis
13 7 (14.00%) SaltStack
13 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (14.00%) Public Cloud

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.00%) Confluence
2 7 (14.00%) Apache Qpid
3 6 (12.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) MySQL
2 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.00%) Redis
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (66.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (46.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.00%) JIRA
4 7 (14.00%) Hudson
5 5 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.00%) Maven
7 1 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Head of Technology
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Programmer
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.00%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (12.00%) RESTful
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) SOAP
3 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) WCF
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 14 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
4 6 (12.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) DevOps
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.00%) Network Management
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) BDD
10 1 (2.00%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Python
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) PHP
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.00%) Perl
5 5 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) BS25999
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (74.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.00%) Puppet
3 7 (14.00%) Ansible
4 6 (12.00%) Zenoss
5 5 (10.00%) yum
6 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
6 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) SaltStack
2 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Percona
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle