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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 75 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 69 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.19% 0.84% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 2.15% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 24 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £165 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +118.46%
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
1174 1207 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.33% 38.82% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 741 482
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 83
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £25.00 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +35 60 £388 -4.61% 5
Essex -9 8 £591 +258.33%
Hertfordshire -7 1 £475 +18.75% 5
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 83 (83.84%) Linux
2 78 (78.79%) Puppet
3 77 (77.78%) DevOps
4 64 (64.65%) Amazon AWS
5 62 (62.63%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (45.45%) Web Services
7 42 (42.42%) Ansible
8 38 (38.38%) Configuration Management
9 37 (37.37%) Python
10 35 (35.35%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (32.32%) Java
12 24 (24.24%) PHP
13 23 (23.23%) Perl
13 23 (23.23%) UNIX
14 22 (22.22%) Bash Shell
15 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (13.13%) Ruby on Rails
16 11 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (11.11%) IaaS
17 10 (10.10%) REST
17 10 (10.10%) Scala
17 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
17 10 (10.10%) Subversion
18 9 (9.09%) Ajax
18 9 (9.09%) Selenium
18 9 (9.09%) HTML5
18 9 (9.09%) HTML
19 8 (8.08%) CSS
19 8 (8.08%) TDD
19 8 (8.08%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.01%) Drupal
3 1 (1.01%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.01%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 64 (64.65%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) SSL
2 2 (2.02%) Telnet
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) Wireless
2 2 (2.02%) NAS
2 2 (2.02%) Broadband
2 2 (2.02%) DHCP
2 2 (2.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.02%) Neo4j
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Subversion
1 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.09%) Selenium
3 7 (7.07%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.05%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.03%) RSpec
7 2 (2.02%) JIRA
7 2 (2.02%) JUnit
7 2 (2.02%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.02%) Xcode
7 2 (2.02%) Trac
7 2 (2.02%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.02%) Redmine
8 1 (1.01%) Ant
General
1 3 (3.03%) Retail
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (46.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (41.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 25 (25.25%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (25.25%) Administrator
3 25 (25.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 25 (25.25%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (14.14%) Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.02%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.02%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.45%) Web Services
2 13 (13.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (10.10%) REST
4 9 (9.09%) HTML
4 9 (9.09%) Ajax
4 9 (9.09%) HTML5
5 8 (8.08%) Play Framework
5 8 (8.08%) CSS
5 8 (8.08%) CSS3
5 8 (8.08%) JSON
5 8 (8.08%) Django
6 7 (7.07%) .NET
7 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.03%) Middleware
9 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.02%) Spring
9 2 (2.02%) J2EE
9 2 (2.02%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.01%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (83.84%) Linux
2 23 (23.23%) UNIX
3 11 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.02%) CentOS
5 2 (2.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (77.78%) DevOps
2 38 (38.38%) Configuration Management
3 35 (35.35%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.08%) TDD
6 7 (7.07%) BDD
7 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.05%) Open Source
8 5 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.05%) Scrum
8 5 (5.05%) Kanban
9 4 (4.04%) Web Design
10 3 (3.03%) User Stories
10 3 (3.03%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.03%) SOA
11 2 (2.02%) OOP
11 2 (2.02%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.02%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Python
2 32 (32.32%) Java
3 24 (24.24%) PHP
4 23 (23.23%) Perl
5 22 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 10 (10.10%) Scala
7 7 (7.07%) C#
8 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 78 (78.79%) Puppet
2 62 (62.63%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (42.42%) Ansible
4 5 (5.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.02%) WSO2
4 1 (1.01%) IBM
4 1 (1.01%) hybris
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