The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 96 65 128
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +63
Contract jobs citing Ruby 31 81 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 2.73% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 7.84% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 69 17
Median daily rate £475 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £415 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
864 1033 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.88% 34.84% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 627 662
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 71
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the East of England region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the East of England region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cambridgeshire -24 18 £475 +22.58% 9
Hertfordshire - 11 £400 - 6
Norfolk - 1 £390 -
Suffolk - 1 £265 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 36 (69.23%) Python
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.00%) Linux
3 26 (50.00%) Puppet
4 25 (48.08%) DevOps
5 21 (40.38%) Ansible
5 21 (40.38%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (40.38%) Java
6 19 (36.54%) Web Services
6 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
8 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (28.85%) MySQL
9 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (23.08%) Selenium
10 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 11 (21.15%) Docker
11 11 (21.15%) Vagrant
11 11 (21.15%) Packer
11 11 (21.15%) C#
11 11 (21.15%) CSS
12 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
12 10 (19.23%) TDD
12 10 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (19.23%) Node.js
12 10 (19.23%) Redis
13 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
13 9 (17.31%) BDD
13 9 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) nginx
4 2 (3.85%) Jetty
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (40.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (13.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (13.46%) Amazon S3
3 7 (13.46%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (13.46%) Route 53
4 4 (7.69%) IaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) GitHub
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) DHCP
2 2 (3.85%) FTP
2 2 (3.85%) IPsec
3 1 (1.92%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
2 10 (19.23%) Redis
3 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 7 (13.46%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (13.46%) MarkLogic
5 7 (13.46%) Neo4j
5 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.77%) Riak
8 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.08%) Selenium
3 11 (21.15%) Vagrant
4 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.38%) Subversion
5 5 (9.62%) GitLab
5 5 (9.62%) Hudson
5 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.69%) JUnit
6 4 (7.69%) NUnit
6 4 (7.69%) RSpec
6 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.77%) Capybara
7 3 (5.77%) JIRA
7 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.77%) WATIR
8 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
1 5 (9.62%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Publishing
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) AWS Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) Web Services
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) Node.js
4 8 (15.38%) .NET
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
5 7 (13.46%) ELK Stack
5 7 (13.46%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.69%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.69%) HTML5
6 4 (7.69%) LAMP
6 4 (7.69%) REST
6 4 (7.69%) RESTful
7 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.77%) CSS3
7 3 (5.77%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (5.77%) React
8 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) CentOS
2 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Fedora
3 1 (1.92%) VMS
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) DevOps
3 19 (36.54%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 10 (19.23%) TDD
5 9 (17.31%) BDD
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
6 7 (13.46%) SDLC
7 6 (11.54%) Security Hardening
7 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.69%) API Development
9 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Workflow
10 3 (5.77%) MVC
10 3 (5.77%) Web Operations
11 2 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) Python
2 21 (40.38%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) C#
5 9 (17.31%) Perl
5 9 (17.31%) PHP
5 9 (17.31%) SQL
6 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 6 (11.54%) C++
7 4 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 4 (7.69%) R
8 3 (5.77%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (3.85%) C
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) AWK
10 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) Puppet
2 21 (40.38%) Ansible
3 15 (28.85%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (21.15%) Packer
5 7 (13.46%) Kibana
5 7 (13.46%) logstash
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.92%) Nagios
7 1 (1.92%) Salt
7 1 (1.92%) SCCM
7 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.62%) Teradata
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) F5
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
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