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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / East of England
Rank 73 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 51 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.39% 0.58% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.27% 1.75% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 13
Median daily rate £445 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £579 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £410
% change year-on-year
+6.17% -1.21%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
814 802 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.14% 33.21% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 464 521
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 70 69
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.77% +6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.68 £44.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 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 26 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
Hertfordshire +20 25 £413 +13.01% 6
Bedfordshire +16 18 £448 +37.69% 3
Essex -4 5 £550 +7.31% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £350 -22.22% 10
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 64 (77.11%) Python
2 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (62.65%) Java
4 39 (46.99%) Cucumber
5 33 (39.76%) Perl
6 30 (36.14%) Linux
7 29 (34.94%) Test Automation
8 27 (32.53%) Selenium
9 26 (31.33%) Finance
10 25 (30.12%) QA
10 25 (30.12%) SQL
11 24 (28.92%) Mobile App
12 23 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (27.71%) BDD
12 23 (27.71%) Apache
12 23 (27.71%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (26.51%) C#
13 22 (26.51%) Puppet
13 22 (26.51%) API Testing
14 21 (25.30%) LAPP Stack
15 20 (24.10%) Calabash
15 20 (24.10%) MySQL
15 20 (24.10%) Tomcat
15 20 (24.10%) Scrum
15 20 (24.10%) TDD
15 20 (24.10%) JIRA
16 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
17 18 (21.69%) Firewall
17 18 (21.69%) SDET
17 18 (21.69%) SoapUI

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 23 (27.71%) Apache
2 20 (24.10%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) nginx
4 2 (2.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.20%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Firewall
2 17 (20.48%) TCP/IP
3 16 (19.28%) SSL
4 5 (6.02%) DHCP
4 5 (6.02%) DNS
5 4 (4.82%) HTTP
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (24.10%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) DB2
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (46.99%) Cucumber
2 27 (32.53%) Selenium
3 20 (24.10%) Calabash
3 20 (24.10%) JIRA
4 18 (21.69%) SoapUI
5 14 (16.87%) WebDriver
6 13 (15.66%) Appium
7 10 (12.05%) Capybara
7 10 (12.05%) JUnit
8 9 (10.84%) Jenkins
8 9 (10.84%) TeamCity
8 9 (10.84%) TestNG
9 7 (8.43%) JBehave
9 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
10 6 (7.23%) Ant
10 6 (7.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (6.02%) Maven
12 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.61%) Subversion
14 1 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Electronics
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Test Engineer
2 16 (19.28%) Test Automation Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Applications Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Architect
7 9 (10.84%) Mobile Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Test Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) SOA Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.82%) Automation Test Lead
11 4 (4.82%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
12 3 (3.61%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) LAPP Stack
2 16 (19.28%) LAMP
3 12 (14.46%) Gherkin
3 12 (14.46%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (10.84%) REST
5 5 (6.02%) CSS
5 5 (6.02%) JSON
5 5 (6.02%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (6.02%) Middleware
5 5 (6.02%) Play Framework
5 5 (6.02%) RESTful
5 5 (6.02%) Swagger
5 5 (6.02%) XSLT
6 4 (4.82%) HTML
7 3 (3.61%) Django
8 1 (1.20%) .NET
8 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.20%) J2EE
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Mobile App
2 16 (19.28%) Clustering
3 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Android
2 13 (15.66%) Apple iOS
3 10 (12.05%) Windows
4 8 (9.64%) Unix
5 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (1.20%) Fedora
7 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) Test Automation
3 23 (27.71%) BDD
3 23 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (26.51%) API Testing
5 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 20 (24.10%) TDD
6 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
7 16 (19.28%) DevOps
8 15 (18.07%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
9 13 (15.66%) High Availability
10 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.05%) Manual Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Automation Testing
12 8 (9.64%) ATDD
12 8 (9.64%) Defect Management
12 8 (9.64%) Feature Driven Development
12 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
13 7 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) Python
2 52 (62.65%) Java
3 33 (39.76%) Perl
4 25 (30.12%) SQL
5 22 (26.51%) C#
6 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.48%) Bash Shell
8 12 (14.46%) PHP
9 7 (8.43%) C
10 5 (6.02%) XPath
11 4 (4.82%) VB
12 2 (2.41%) C++
12 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.20%) Go
13 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) RHCE
2 3 (3.61%) ISEB
2 3 (3.61%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (30.12%) QA
2 18 (21.69%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.82%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (3.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (26.51%) Puppet
2 11 (13.25%) Ansible
2 11 (13.25%) Salt
3 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.02%) Nagios
5 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.20%) Nessus
5 1 (1.20%) Packer
5 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.25%) Xamarin
2 6 (7.23%) VMware
3 5 (6.02%) SAP
4 4 (4.82%) Cisco
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 3 (3.61%) IBM
6 2 (2.41%) hybris
7 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.20%) Google
7 1 (1.20%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) Splunk
7 1 (1.20%) xMatters
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