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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 94 99 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 35 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 1.38% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 4.07% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 13
Median daily rate £469 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £385 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -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
806 933 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.70% 33.82% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 520 622
Median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 82
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Cambridgeshire +5 28 £475 +46.15% 9
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 - 5
Norfolk - 3 £390 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £265 - 3
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 33 (67.35%) Python
2 30 (61.22%) Linux
2 30 (61.22%) Puppet
3 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) DevOps
5 24 (48.98%) Java
6 21 (42.86%) Ansible
6 21 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
9 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
10 15 (30.61%) Web Services
11 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
11 13 (26.53%) TDD
12 12 (24.49%) Subversion
12 12 (24.49%) Scrum
12 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (24.49%) Selenium
13 11 (22.45%) C#
13 11 (22.45%) MySQL
13 11 (22.45%) CSS
13 11 (22.45%) Docker
13 11 (22.45%) Vagrant
13 11 (22.45%) Packer
14 10 (20.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (20.41%) Node.js
14 10 (20.41%) Redis
14 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management

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 10 (20.41%) Node.js
2 7 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.20%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) nginx
5 2 (4.08%) Jetty
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) CMS
6 1 (2.04%) Drupal
6 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 7 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (14.29%) Route 53
4 4 (8.16%) IaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) GitHub
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) SSL
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) FTP
4 2 (4.08%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.04%) Firewall
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 10 (20.41%) Redis
3 9 (18.37%) MongoDB
4 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (14.29%) MarkLogic
5 7 (14.29%) Neo4j
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.12%) Riak
8 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Git (software)
1 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (24.49%) Selenium
2 12 (24.49%) Subversion
3 11 (22.45%) Vagrant
4 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.20%) GitLab
5 5 (10.20%) Hudson
5 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
6 4 (8.16%) JUnit
6 4 (8.16%) NUnit
6 4 (8.16%) RSpec
6 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.12%) Capybara
7 3 (6.12%) JIRA
7 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 3 (6.12%) WATIR
8 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (6.12%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Developer
5 5 (10.20%) AWS Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) DevOps Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Web Services
2 11 (22.45%) CSS
3 9 (18.37%) REST
4 8 (16.33%) .NET
4 8 (16.33%) HTML
4 8 (16.33%) HTML5
5 7 (14.29%) CSS3
5 7 (14.29%) ELK Stack
5 7 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (8.16%) Ajax
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.16%) Django
6 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
6 4 (8.16%) JSON
6 4 (8.16%) LAMP
6 4 (8.16%) Middleware
6 4 (8.16%) Play Framework
7 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Clustering
1 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.12%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) Fedora
5 1 (2.04%) VMS
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (53.06%) DevOps
3 20 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (26.53%) TDD
5 12 (24.49%) Scrum
6 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
8 6 (12.24%) Security Hardening
8 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) Kanban
9 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) Coaching
10 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
10 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (8.16%) SOA
10 4 (8.16%) User Stories
10 4 (8.16%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) Python
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.45%) C#
5 9 (18.37%) Perl
6 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.24%) C++
7 5 (10.20%) PHP
7 5 (10.20%) Scala
7 5 (10.20%) SQL
8 3 (6.12%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (4.08%) C
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) AWK
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) RHCE
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (61.22%) Puppet
2 21 (42.86%) Ansible
3 19 (38.78%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (22.45%) Packer
5 7 (14.29%) Kibana
5 7 (14.29%) logstash
6 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (2.04%) Salt
7 1 (2.04%) SCCM
7 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) F5
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.04%) Splunk
3 1 (2.04%) Teradata
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) WSO2
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £575 - £675 per annum + remote work
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago