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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 111 79 119
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 47 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 1.84% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 5.23% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 7
Average daily rate £400 £606 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.02% +73.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £409 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £650 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
825 898 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.62% 35.15% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 502 530
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 71 87
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £43.75 £45.00
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 of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 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
Essex -9 8 £500 -20.00%
Bedfordshire +4 3 £325 -40.90% 4
Hertfordshire -1 1 £365 -27.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -3 1 - - 4
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 14 (51.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (40.74%) Python
4 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
6 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (29.63%) Puppet
7 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (29.63%) HTML5
8 7 (25.93%) Kanban
8 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) CSS3
9 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (22.22%) Subversion
9 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
9 6 (22.22%) SOA
9 6 (22.22%) Unix
10 5 (18.52%) Web Services
10 5 (18.52%) PHP
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) MySQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) Telnet
4 1 (3.70%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) DB2
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) RSpec
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Redmine
6 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) Trac
6 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Test Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
2 14 (51.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 7 (25.93%) CSS3
5 5 (18.52%) REST
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 4 (14.81%) Django
6 4 (14.81%) JSON
6 4 (14.81%) Middleware
6 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
7 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 3 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
8 2 (7.41%) OAuth
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) JAX-RS
9 1 (3.70%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) Windows
6 1 (3.70%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) DevOps
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) Kanban
6 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 6 (22.22%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) API Design
7 4 (14.81%) Coaching
7 4 (14.81%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) Web Design
8 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
8 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (29.63%) Puppet
3 4 (14.81%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Capistrano
5 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) hybris
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) Sencha
3 1 (3.70%) WSO2
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