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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 67 123 103
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -20
Contract jobs citing Ruby 86 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.91% 0.58% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.19% 1.53% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 17 14
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£388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
1050 1114 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.58% 37.93% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 657 490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 62 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £26.09 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +46 78 £388 -8.82% 5
Essex -7 8 £591 +258.33% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 81 (72.97%) Linux
2 76 (68.47%) Puppet
2 76 (68.47%) DevOps
3 63 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (39.64%) Python
5 44 (39.64%) Web Services
6 41 (36.94%) Ansible
7 39 (35.14%) Java
8 37 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 34 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (20.72%) Perl
11 23 (20.72%) PHP
11 23 (20.72%) UNIX
11 23 (20.72%) Selenium
12 22 (19.82%) Bash Shell
13 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 16 (14.41%) HTML5
14 16 (14.41%) HTML
15 15 (13.51%) CSS
15 15 (13.51%) JSON
15 15 (13.51%) CSS3
16 14 (12.61%) BDD
17 13 (11.71%) C#
17 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
17 13 (11.71%) .NET
17 13 (11.71%) QA
17 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
18 12 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
1 8 (7.21%) JBoss
1 8 (7.21%) MQSeries
1 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.90%) Mule
4 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 63 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.01%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) Telnet
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) Wireless
2 2 (1.80%) NAS
2 2 (1.80%) Broadband
2 2 (1.80%) DHCP
2 2 (1.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.80%) Neo4j
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.90%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 23 (20.72%) Selenium
2 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.81%) WebDriver
4 11 (9.91%) SpecFlow
4 11 (9.91%) JIRA
4 11 (9.91%) JUnit
5 10 (9.01%) Subversion
6 8 (7.21%) Ant
6 8 (7.21%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.80%) Redmine
10 2 (1.80%) Trac
10 2 (1.80%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.80%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.80%) Xcode
10 2 (1.80%) RSpec
General
1 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.50%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Finance
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (40.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (36.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 25 (22.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 25 (22.52%) Linux Administrator
3 25 (22.52%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (22.52%) Administrator
4 14 (12.61%) Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.41%) QA Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (39.64%) Web Services
2 16 (14.41%) HTML
2 16 (14.41%) HTML5
3 15 (13.51%) JSON
3 15 (13.51%) CSS
3 15 (13.51%) CSS3
4 13 (11.71%) .NET
5 12 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
7 10 (9.01%) REST
8 9 (8.11%) Apache Camel
9 8 (7.21%) PhoneGap
9 8 (7.21%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.21%) Ajax
9 8 (7.21%) jQuery
9 8 (7.21%) XML
10 7 (6.31%) Django
10 7 (6.31%) Play Framework
11 3 (2.70%) Middleware
11 3 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
1 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (72.97%) Linux
2 23 (20.72%) UNIX
3 10 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.80%) CentOS
5 2 (1.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (68.47%) DevOps
2 37 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 34 (30.63%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.61%) BDD
6 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.91%) SOA
8 10 (9.01%) OOP
9 8 (7.21%) UML
9 8 (7.21%) MVC
9 8 (7.21%) TDD
9 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.21%) Mobile Development
10 7 (6.31%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.41%) Scrum
11 6 (5.41%) Kanban
12 4 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (3.60%) Open Source
13 3 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.64%) Python
2 39 (35.14%) Java
3 23 (20.72%) Perl
3 23 (20.72%) PHP
4 22 (19.82%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.71%) C#
6 10 (9.01%) Scala
7 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 76 (68.47%) Puppet
2 60 (54.05%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (36.94%) Ansible
4 4 (3.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Talend
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.80%) WSO2
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