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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 67 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 29 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.82% 1.37% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 3.91% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 8
Median daily rate £400 £404 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +25.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £650 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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
540 563 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.83% 35.17% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 364 246
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 32
Median hourly rate £45.75 £15.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.47% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £37.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 July 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 July 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 - 12 £388 - 2
Nottinghamshire -10 7 £525 +23.52% 3
Northamptonshire -9 4 £450 +38.46% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £325 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (68.42%) DevOps
2 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (52.63%) Java
4 19 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (44.74%) Linux
5 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
6 16 (42.11%) Puppet
7 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
7 15 (39.47%) CSS
8 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
9 12 (31.58%) PHP
10 11 (28.95%) MySQL
10 11 (28.95%) CentOS
10 11 (28.95%) Docker
11 10 (26.32%) DigitalOcean
11 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (26.32%) Rackspace
11 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
11 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
11 10 (26.32%) Ubuntu
12 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
13 8 (21.05%) Degree
13 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
13 8 (21.05%) Selenium
14 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
14 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (18.42%) Amazon S3

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 (10.53%) Apache
1 4 (10.53%) Confluence
1 4 (10.53%) nginx
1 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
1 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) DigitalOcean
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.42%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (18.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (18.42%) Amazon S3
3 7 (18.42%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
3 8 (21.05%) Selenium
4 7 (18.42%) Jasmine
4 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
5 5 (13.16%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (10.53%) Ant
6 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (10.53%) JIRA
6 4 (10.53%) Maven
7 3 (7.89%) Subversion
8 2 (5.26%) Bower
8 2 (5.26%) CasperJS
8 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.26%) gulp
8 2 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (5.26%) webpack
8 2 (5.26%) Yeoman
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (13.16%) Games
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (47.37%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (21.05%) Ruby Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (7.89%) AWS Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Linux Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (15.79%) Node.js
4 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) Ajax
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) CSS3
6 3 (7.89%) DOM
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) JSON
6 3 (7.89%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Browserify
7 2 (5.26%) Handlebars
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) CentOS
3 10 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) DevOps
2 13 (34.21%) Configuration Management
3 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
5 6 (15.79%) Coaching
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 5 (13.16%) Microservices
6 5 (13.16%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) Kanban
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) MVC
9 2 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Web Design
9 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) PHP
4 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (42.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Rackspace
1 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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