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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 84 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.65% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.28% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate £360 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
541 467 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.27% 33.14% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 253 285
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 23
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire -4 5 £360 +59.77% 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £625 - 2
Nottinghamshire -13 2 £350 -36.36% 4
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (70.00%) DevOps
2 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
3 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) Unix
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) CSS
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) Python
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.00%) Finance
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) JSON
8 3 (10.00%) JIRA
8 3 (10.00%) QA
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
9 2 (6.67%) jQuery
9 2 (6.67%) Change Management

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
1 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.33%) Capybara
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Ruby Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) High Availability
6 2 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) OOD
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) E-Disclosure
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) Clojure
5 1 (3.33%) Haskell
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Nuix
3 1 (3.33%) SaltStack