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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 90 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 53 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% 1.78% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 11
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £165 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
1203 1293 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.45% 40.85% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 808 476
Average daily rate £360 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 69
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +29 43 £400 +6.66% 6
Essex -4 7 £583 +253.03% 1
Hertfordshire -4 3 £475 +18.75% 13
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 87 (85.29%) Linux
2 83 (81.37%) DevOps
3 82 (80.39%) Puppet
4 68 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 64 (62.75%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (46.08%) Web Services
7 46 (45.10%) Ansible
8 42 (41.18%) Python
9 39 (38.24%) Configuration Management
10 38 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (32.35%) Java
12 26 (25.49%) Perl
12 26 (25.49%) PHP
13 25 (24.51%) UNIX
14 22 (21.57%) Bash Shell
15 16 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (14.71%) HTML
17 14 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
18 13 (12.75%) IaaS
19 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (11.76%) TDD
19 12 (11.76%) CSS
20 11 (10.78%) Subversion
20 11 (10.78%) HTML5
21 9 (8.82%) Scala
21 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
21 9 (8.82%) REST
22 8 (7.84%) CSS3
22 8 (7.84%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.94%) Drupal
3 2 (1.96%) Node.js
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 68 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.75%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) SSL
2 2 (1.96%) Telnet
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) Wireless
2 2 (1.96%) NAS
2 2 (1.96%) Broadband
2 2 (1.96%) DHCP
2 2 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) MySQL
1 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.96%) Neo4j
3 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.78%) Subversion
3 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.88%) RSpec
5 5 (4.90%) Selenium
6 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.94%) Ant
7 3 (2.94%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.96%) Redmine
8 2 (1.96%) Trac
8 2 (1.96%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.96%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.96%) JUnit
8 2 (1.96%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.96%) Xcode
8 2 (1.96%) JIRA
9 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.96%) Electronics
2 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (41.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 27 (26.47%) Systems Administrator
3 27 (26.47%) Administrator
4 25 (24.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 25 (24.51%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (16.67%) Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (1.96%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (1.96%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Senior Programmer
10 2 (1.96%) Technical Administrator
10 2 (1.96%) Architect
10 2 (1.96%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (46.08%) Web Services
2 16 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (14.71%) HTML
4 12 (11.76%) CSS
5 11 (10.78%) HTML5
6 9 (8.82%) REST
7 8 (7.84%) CSS3
7 8 (7.84%) Ajax
8 7 (6.86%) JSON
8 7 (6.86%) Django
8 7 (6.86%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.92%) .NET
10 3 (2.94%) jQuery
11 2 (1.96%) J2EE
11 2 (1.96%) Middleware
11 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.96%) Spring
11 2 (1.96%) Sensu
11 2 (1.96%) OAuth
11 2 (1.96%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.96%) DTV
1 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
1 2 (1.96%) User Experience
2 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (85.29%) Linux
2 25 (24.51%) UNIX
3 14 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.92%) AIX
6 3 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (1.96%) Solaris
7 2 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (81.37%) DevOps
2 39 (38.24%) Configuration Management
3 38 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.76%) TDD
5 7 (6.86%) BDD
6 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 6 (5.88%) Kanban
6 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.88%) Scrum
7 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.90%) SOA
7 5 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (4.90%) Open Source
8 4 (3.92%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.92%) Web Design
8 4 (3.92%) Pair Programming
9 3 (2.94%) OOP
9 3 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (1.96%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) Python
2 33 (32.35%) Java
3 26 (25.49%) Perl
3 26 (25.49%) PHP
4 22 (21.57%) Bash Shell
5 9 (8.82%) Scala
5 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) SQL
7 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 82 (80.39%) Puppet
2 64 (62.75%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (45.10%) Ansible
4 5 (4.90%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.96%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.96%) logstash
5 2 (1.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.94%) hybris
2 3 (2.94%) IBM
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle
3 2 (1.96%) SAP
3 2 (1.96%) WSO2
4 1 (0.98%) Sencha
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
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XIST4 IT LIMITED
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