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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.62% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.83% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £355 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -35.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
584 545 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.25% 33.94% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 330 285
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +9 7 £400 +14.28% 4
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) Docker
3 14 (73.68%) Marionette.js
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
4 10 (52.63%) jQuery
5 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (42.11%) React
6 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) Appium
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) QA
9 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (10.53%) BDD
9 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
9 2 (10.53%) Python
9 2 (10.53%) Retail
9 2 (10.53%) Subversion
9 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) DataStax
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 14 (73.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Appium
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.26%) GitLab
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Hadoop Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
1 14 (73.68%) Marionette.js
2 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 8 (42.11%) React
4 5 (26.32%) Backbone.js
5 3 (15.79%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
7 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
7 1 (5.26%) LAMP
7 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) CentOS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.26%) SUSE
1 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
2 2 (10.53%) BDD
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
3 1 (5.26%) Presales
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Mesos
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Rancher
1 1 (5.26%) rkt
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
1 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.26%) SaltStack