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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 93 80 127
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +47
Contract jobs citing Ruby 35 71 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 2.28% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.59% 6.09% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 65 22
Median daily rate £478 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £465 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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
974 1166 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.21% 37.40% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 730 713
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 56 58
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £20.94 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +34 19 £400 -15.78% 3
Cambridgeshire -27 9 £488 +25.80% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £378 - 1
Essex -6 1 £550 -6.97% 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (80.30%) Python
2 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (51.52%) Puppet
4 33 (50.00%) Linux
5 28 (42.42%) DevOps
6 26 (39.39%) Java
7 25 (37.88%) Ansible
7 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 21 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
10 21 (31.82%) Web Services
11 20 (30.30%) PHP
12 19 (28.79%) Perl
13 18 (27.27%) MySQL
13 18 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (27.27%) Selenium
14 17 (25.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (22.73%) TDD
16 14 (21.21%) SQL
16 14 (21.21%) C#
16 14 (21.21%) BDD
17 13 (19.70%) Cucumber
17 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
18 12 (18.18%) Docker
18 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
19 11 (16.67%) Vagrant
19 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
19 11 (16.67%) 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 11 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.09%) Apache
4 4 (6.06%) Drupal
5 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (4.55%) nginx
6 2 (3.03%) Confluence
6 2 (3.03%) Jetty
6 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
7 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (10.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (10.61%) Amazon S3
3 7 (10.61%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (10.61%) Route 53
4 4 (6.06%) IaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.52%) GitHub
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Firewall
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) DHCP
3 2 (3.03%) FTP
3 2 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) MySQL
2 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (15.15%) Redis
4 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
4 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.61%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (10.61%) MarkLogic
5 7 (10.61%) Neo4j
6 6 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.55%) DB2
8 3 (4.55%) Riak
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 18 (27.27%) Selenium
4 17 (25.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (19.70%) Cucumber
6 11 (16.67%) JIRA
6 11 (16.67%) Subversion
6 11 (16.67%) Vagrant
7 10 (15.15%) TeamCity
8 9 (13.64%) Ant
8 9 (13.64%) JUnit
8 9 (13.64%) WebDriver
9 8 (12.12%) SpecFlow
10 7 (10.61%) Maven
11 6 (9.09%) SoapUI
12 5 (7.58%) GitLab
12 5 (7.58%) Hudson
12 5 (7.58%) JBehave
12 5 (7.58%) TestNG
13 4 (6.06%) RSpec
General
1 8 (12.12%) Retail
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Administrator
4 6 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) AWS Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (7.58%) MATLAB Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) Web Services
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
2 10 (15.15%) Node.js
3 8 (12.12%) .NET
3 8 (12.12%) RESTful
4 7 (10.61%) ELK Stack
4 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.06%) Gherkin
5 4 (6.06%) LAMP
5 4 (6.06%) REST
6 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.55%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.55%) React
7 2 (3.03%) CSS3
7 2 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (10.61%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) CentOS
5 3 (4.55%) AIX
5 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.03%) Fedora
7 1 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) DevOps
3 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (22.73%) TDD
6 14 (21.21%) BDD
7 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.64%) Scrum
8 9 (13.64%) Software Delivery
9 8 (12.12%) API Development
9 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.61%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.61%) SDLC
11 6 (9.09%) Security Hardening
12 5 (7.58%) ATDD
12 5 (7.58%) Defect Management
12 5 (7.58%) Feature Driven Development
12 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
13 4 (6.06%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (80.30%) Python
2 26 (39.39%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) PHP
4 19 (28.79%) Perl
5 14 (21.21%) C#
5 14 (21.21%) SQL
6 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.12%) MATLAB
8 7 (10.61%) Bash Shell
9 6 (9.09%) C++
10 5 (7.58%) R
11 3 (4.55%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.03%) C
13 1 (1.52%) AWK
13 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) SDET
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (51.52%) Puppet
2 25 (37.88%) Ansible
3 21 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (16.67%) Packer
5 7 (10.61%) Kibana
5 7 (10.61%) logstash
6 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.52%) Nagios
7 1 (1.52%) Salt
7 1 (1.52%) SCCM
7 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Teradata
3 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) hybris
5 3 (4.55%) IBM
5 3 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
7 1 (1.52%) F5
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.52%) Splunk
7 1 (1.52%) Xamarin
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