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 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 92 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 37 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 2.10% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 23
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £370 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
966 1094 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.81% 38.89% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 599 813
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 83 47
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 September 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 26 September 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
Bedfordshire - 17 £450 - 4
Hertfordshire +12 15 £325 -31.57% 8
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £425 - 17
Essex -2 2 £550 -5.57% 2
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 58 (85.29%) Python
2 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (45.59%) Puppet
4 30 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (44.12%) Linux
5 29 (42.65%) Java
5 29 (42.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (36.76%) Jenkins
6 25 (36.76%) Perl
6 25 (36.76%) PHP
7 24 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (30.88%) Ansible
8 21 (30.88%) DevOps
8 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
9 20 (29.41%) SQL
9 20 (29.41%) Ant
9 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
10 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
10 19 (27.94%) BDD
11 18 (26.47%) MySQL
12 17 (25.00%) Selenium
13 16 (23.53%) QA
13 16 (23.53%) JIRA
13 16 (23.53%) TDD
13 16 (23.53%) C#
13 16 (23.53%) Tomcat
13 16 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
14 15 (22.06%) Web Services
15 14 (20.59%) TeamCity

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 16 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.24%) Drupal
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) Confluence
5 2 (2.94%) Jetty
5 2 (2.94%) Mongrel
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Magento
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Firewall
2 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
5 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) MySQL
2 12 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.24%) DB2
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.94%) Redis
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.47%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Jenkins
2 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
3 20 (29.41%) Ant
4 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
5 17 (25.00%) Selenium
6 16 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (23.53%) JIRA
7 14 (20.59%) SoapUI
7 14 (20.59%) TeamCity
8 13 (19.12%) JUnit
8 13 (19.12%) SpecFlow
8 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
9 12 (17.65%) Maven
10 11 (16.18%) JBehave
10 11 (16.18%) Subversion
10 11 (16.18%) TestNG
11 5 (7.35%) Hudson
12 4 (5.88%) Appium
12 4 (5.88%) Vagrant
13 3 (4.41%) Calabash
General
1 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 7 (10.29%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Unix Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Developer in Test
6 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.35%) MATLAB Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Web Services
2 8 (11.76%) RESTful
3 7 (10.29%) CSS
4 6 (8.82%) HTML
4 6 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.88%) .NET
6 4 (5.88%) LAMP
7 3 (4.41%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (4.41%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (4.41%) REST
8 2 (2.94%) Node.js
8 2 (2.94%) Servlets
8 2 (2.94%) SOAP
9 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.47%) OpenID
9 1 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.47%) React
9 1 (1.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (44.12%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Unix
3 9 (13.24%) AIX
4 5 (7.35%) Windows
5 4 (5.88%) CentOS
6 3 (4.41%) Android
6 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.94%) Fedora
8 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (42.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 21 (30.88%) DevOps
5 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 19 (27.94%) BDD
7 16 (23.53%) TDD
8 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
9 14 (20.59%) Software Delivery
10 11 (16.18%) ATDD
10 11 (16.18%) Defect Management
10 11 (16.18%) Feature Driven Development
11 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
12 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
12 9 (13.24%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (11.76%) API Development
14 7 (10.29%) API Testing
14 7 (10.29%) Scrum
14 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
15 6 (8.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 58 (85.29%) Python
2 29 (42.65%) Java
3 25 (36.76%) Perl
3 25 (36.76%) PHP
4 20 (29.41%) SQL
5 16 (23.53%) C#
6 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 5 (7.35%) R
9 3 (4.41%) C++
10 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.47%) AWK
11 1 (1.47%) C
11 1 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.53%) QA
2 12 (17.65%) SDET
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (45.59%) Puppet
2 24 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (30.88%) Ansible
4 4 (5.88%) Packer
5 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.47%) Kibana
6 1 (1.47%) logstash
6 1 (1.47%) Nagios
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.47%) Salt
6 1 (1.47%) SCCM
6 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) hybris
2 9 (13.24%) IBM
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.76%) Teradata
4 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.35%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk
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