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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 94 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 33 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 0.54% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.55% 1.47% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 27
Median daily rate £450 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
930 953 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.83% 36.61% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 556 734
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Hertfordshire - 13 £456 - 8
Bedfordshire +12 9 £450 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £350 -17.64% 5
Essex +3 5 £550 +7.31% 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (80.56%) Python
2 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (50.00%) Java
4 31 (43.06%) PHP
5 28 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 27 (37.50%) Perl
7 25 (34.72%) Linux
7 25 (34.72%) BDD
8 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 23 (31.94%) E-Commerce
9 23 (31.94%) TDD
10 22 (30.56%) Selenium
10 22 (30.56%) Puppet
11 21 (29.17%) QA
12 20 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (27.78%) Ansible
13 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
13 19 (26.39%) JIRA
13 19 (26.39%) Ant
13 19 (26.39%) SQL
13 19 (26.39%) MySQL
13 19 (26.39%) C#
14 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 17 (23.61%) WebDriver
15 17 (23.61%) Unix
16 16 (22.22%) Scrum
16 16 (22.22%) SoapUI
16 16 (22.22%) SDET

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 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.50%) Apache
2 9 (12.50%) Drupal
3 5 (6.94%) nginx
4 2 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Magento
2 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (6.94%) DHCP
2 5 (6.94%) DNS
3 4 (5.56%) HTTP
4 3 (4.17%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) MySQL
2 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.50%) DB2
3 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 22 (30.56%) Selenium
3 19 (26.39%) Ant
3 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
3 19 (26.39%) JIRA
4 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 17 (23.61%) WebDriver
6 16 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 15 (20.83%) TeamCity
8 14 (19.44%) JUnit
9 13 (18.06%) JBehave
9 13 (18.06%) SpecFlow
9 13 (18.06%) TestNG
10 12 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (13.89%) Maven
11 10 (13.89%) Subversion
12 8 (11.11%) Appium
13 6 (8.33%) Calabash
14 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
14 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Electronics
3 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Test Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Architect
3 13 (18.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Unix Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.94%) MATLAB Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) RESTful
2 10 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 8 (11.11%) Web Services
4 7 (9.72%) CSS
5 6 (8.33%) HTML
6 5 (6.94%) LAMP
6 5 (6.94%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (6.94%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (6.94%) REST
7 3 (4.17%) JSON
7 3 (4.17%) Middleware
7 3 (4.17%) Play Framework
7 3 (4.17%) Swagger
7 3 (4.17%) XSLT
8 2 (2.78%) SOAP
9 1 (1.39%) Django
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) iPad
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Unix
3 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.50%) AIX
5 5 (6.94%) Android
5 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.56%) Windows
7 3 (4.17%) CentOS
7 3 (4.17%) Fedora
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 28 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (34.72%) BDD
4 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 23 (31.94%) E-Commerce
5 23 (31.94%) TDD
6 16 (22.22%) Scrum
7 14 (19.44%) DevOps
8 13 (18.06%) ATDD
8 13 (18.06%) Defect Management
8 13 (18.06%) Feature Driven Development
9 10 (13.89%) API Testing
9 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (11.11%) API Development
12 7 (9.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 58 (80.56%) Python
2 36 (50.00%) Java
3 31 (43.06%) PHP
4 27 (37.50%) Perl
5 19 (26.39%) C#
5 19 (26.39%) SQL
6 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.94%) R
8 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.17%) XPath
10 2 (2.78%) C++
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.17%) QA
2 16 (22.22%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.94%) Docker
2 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.94%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 22 (30.56%) Puppet
2 20 (27.78%) Ansible
2 20 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.94%) Nagios
4 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.39%) Nessus
5 1 (1.39%) Packer
5 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (12.50%) hybris
2 9 (12.50%) IBM
2 9 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 8 (11.11%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) Teradata
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
6 4 (5.56%) Cisco
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.78%) HP
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator
9 1 (1.39%) Splunk
9 1 (1.39%) xMatters
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