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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / East of England
Rank 82 114 89
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 44 9 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.07% 0.38% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 1.07% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 22
Median daily rate £450 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £586 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
868 838 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 35.54% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 491 531
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 86 62
Median hourly rate £40.50 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.73 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
Hertfordshire - 23 £450 - 8
Bedfordshire +14 10 £448 +32.59% 1
Essex -2 6 £550 +10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £350 - 9
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 60 (77.92%) Python
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (55.84%) Java
4 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
5 29 (37.66%) Test Automation
5 29 (37.66%) Perl
5 29 (37.66%) Linux
6 27 (35.06%) Selenium
7 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (31.17%) BDD
9 23 (29.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (28.57%) PHP
10 22 (28.57%) SQL
11 21 (27.27%) MySQL
11 21 (27.27%) QA
11 21 (27.27%) Puppet
12 20 (25.97%) TDD
12 20 (25.97%) Scrum
13 19 (24.68%) C#
13 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
14 18 (23.38%) SoapUI
14 18 (23.38%) WebDriver
14 18 (23.38%) API Testing
14 18 (23.38%) E-Commerce
14 18 (23.38%) Finance
14 18 (23.38%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (23.38%) JIRA
15 17 (22.08%) Tomcat
15 17 (22.08%) SDET
16 16 (20.78%) Opscode Chef

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 17 (22.08%) Tomcat
2 15 (19.48%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Drupal
4 5 (6.49%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Magento
2 6 (7.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Firewall
2 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.79%) SSL
4 5 (6.49%) DHCP
4 5 (6.49%) DNS
5 4 (5.19%) HTTP
6 3 (3.90%) Internet
7 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) MySQL
2 18 (23.38%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.09%) DB2
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
2 27 (35.06%) Selenium
3 18 (23.38%) JIRA
3 18 (23.38%) SoapUI
3 18 (23.38%) WebDriver
4 14 (18.18%) Ant
4 14 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (16.88%) Calabash
5 13 (16.88%) TeamCity
6 12 (15.58%) JUnit
7 11 (14.29%) Appium
7 11 (14.29%) JBehave
7 11 (14.29%) TestNG
8 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
8 10 (12.99%) SpecFlow
9 9 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (10.39%) Subversion
11 7 (9.09%) Maven
12 4 (5.19%) Capybara
13 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Electronics
2 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Test Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Architect
5 11 (14.29%) Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Analyst
6 10 (12.99%) Applications Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Unix Architect
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Mobile Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (5.19%) Developer in Test
10 4 (5.19%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 11 (14.29%) LAMP
1 11 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
1 11 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (10.39%) REST
3 5 (6.49%) CSS
3 5 (6.49%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (6.49%) RESTful
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) JSON
4 4 (5.19%) Middleware
4 4 (5.19%) Play Framework
4 4 (5.19%) Swagger
4 4 (5.19%) XSLT
5 3 (3.90%) Django
6 2 (2.60%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.66%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) Unix
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (11.69%) Android
5 9 (11.69%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.09%) AIX
7 3 (3.90%) CentOS
7 3 (3.90%) Fedora
8 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) Test Automation
3 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (31.17%) BDD
5 23 (29.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (25.97%) Scrum
6 20 (25.97%) TDD
7 18 (23.38%) API Testing
7 18 (23.38%) E-Commerce
8 14 (18.18%) DevOps
9 10 (12.99%) ATDD
9 10 (12.99%) Defect Management
9 10 (12.99%) Feature Driven Development
9 10 (12.99%) Manual Testing
9 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
12 7 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 7 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) Python
2 43 (55.84%) Java
3 29 (37.66%) Perl
4 22 (28.57%) PHP
4 22 (28.57%) SQL
5 19 (24.68%) C#
6 14 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
8 7 (9.09%) C
9 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.19%) XPath
10 2 (2.60%) C++
11 1 (1.30%) Go
11 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.27%) QA
2 17 (22.08%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.49%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (5.19%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (3.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (27.27%) Puppet
2 16 (20.78%) Ansible
2 16 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.49%) Nagios
4 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.60%) Salt
5 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.30%) Nessus
5 1 (1.30%) Packer
5 1 (1.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Xamarin
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) VMware
4 7 (9.09%) hybris
4 7 (9.09%) IBM
5 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.79%) SAP
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.60%) HP
9 1 (1.30%) Appcelerator
9 1 (1.30%) Splunk
9 1 (1.30%) Teradata
9 1 (1.30%) xMatters
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