The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK / England
Rank 105 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 920 1028 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.26% 2.21% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.58% 5.67% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 813 750
Median daily rate £451 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £557 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16489 18142 17601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.43% 38.97% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11353 12396 11970
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 481 386
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the England region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in England

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the England region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
London -9 549 £475 - 183
South East -23 82 £425 +6.25% 56
Yorkshire -7 69 £475 +5.55% 23
North West +40 52 £413 +23.13% 43
North East +10 49 £350 -17.64% 5
East of England +32 44 £450 - 23
South West -39 28 £450 +23.71% 21
West Midlands +25 27 £472 +21.67% 11
East Midlands -4 6 £400 +11.26% 7
Midlands - 5 £600 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1215 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1129 (52.10%) Python
3 1071 (49.42%) Linux
4 900 (41.53%) DevOps
5 879 (40.56%) Java
6 714 (32.95%) Puppet
7 696 (32.12%) Amazon AWS
8 656 (30.27%) Jenkins
9 646 (29.81%) Continuous Integration
10 570 (26.30%) Git (software)
11 537 (24.78%) JavaScript
12 513 (23.67%) TDD
13 500 (23.07%) Scrum
14 493 (22.75%) Ansible
15 491 (22.66%) Opscode Chef
16 467 (21.55%) Docker
17 465 (21.46%) Configuration Management
18 453 (20.90%) HTML
19 445 (20.54%) Open Source
20 435 (20.07%) Ruby on Rails
21 428 (19.75%) Bash Shell
22 399 (18.41%) PostgreSQL
23 396 (18.27%) CSS
24 352 (16.24%) BDD
25 344 (15.87%) Scala
26 321 (14.81%) JIRA
27 316 (14.58%) Perl
28 313 (14.44%) MySQL
29 310 (14.31%) Cucumber
30 306 (14.12%) MongoDB

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 216 (9.97%) Confluence
2 197 (9.09%) Apache
3 183 (8.44%) Elasticsearch
4 155 (7.15%) OpenStack
5 133 (6.14%) Tomcat
6 123 (5.68%) nginx
7 41 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 40 (1.85%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.43%) IIS
10 30 (1.38%) WebLogic
11 29 (1.34%) Apache Solr
12 27 (1.25%) CMS
13 21 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 21 (0.97%) JBoss
14 20 (0.92%) CloudStack
15 16 (0.74%) Apache Pig
16 15 (0.69%) Drupal
17 14 (0.65%) Jetty
18 9 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
19 7 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 53 (2.45%) HipChat
2 16 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.092%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.046%) InVision
Business Applications
1 23 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.51%) Magento
3 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.092%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.046%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.046%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.046%) Maximo
6 1 (0.046%) Radian6
6 1 (0.046%) Relativity
6 1 (0.046%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 696 (32.12%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 170 (7.84%) GitHub
4 113 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
5 73 (3.37%) Amazon S3
6 72 (3.32%) PaaS
7 69 (3.18%) IaaS
8 67 (3.09%) Heroku
9 64 (2.95%) AWS CloudFormation
9 64 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 32 (1.48%) Route 53
12 30 (1.38%) Amazon SQS
13 27 (1.25%) SaaS
14 18 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 18 (0.83%) Google Analytics
15 17 (0.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 13 (0.60%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 210 (9.69%) HTTP
2 165 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 138 (6.37%) DNS
4 113 (5.21%) SSL
5 68 (3.14%) Firewall
6 67 (3.09%) SSH
7 64 (2.95%) VPN
8 56 (2.58%) OpenVPN
9 55 (2.54%) Internet
10 54 (2.49%) OpenLDAP
11 32 (1.48%) LDAP
12 19 (0.88%) DHCP
13 17 (0.78%) ICMP
13 17 (0.78%) Wireshark
14 16 (0.74%) Network Security
15 14 (0.65%) AMQP
15 14 (0.65%) SAN
16 11 (0.51%) Kerberos
17 10 (0.46%) SNMP
17 10 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (18.41%) PostgreSQL
2 313 (14.44%) MySQL
3 306 (14.12%) MongoDB
4 278 (12.83%) NoSQL
5 119 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 114 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 99 (4.57%) Hadoop
8 90 (4.15%) Redis
9 78 (3.60%) SQL Server
10 67 (3.09%) Big Data
11 54 (2.49%) Amazon RDS
12 35 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 33 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 32 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.69%) Apache Hive
15 15 (0.69%) DB2
15 15 (0.69%) MariaDB
16 14 (0.65%) HBase
17 11 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 656 (30.27%) Jenkins
2 570 (26.30%) Git (software)
3 321 (14.81%) JIRA
4 310 (14.31%) Cucumber
5 267 (12.32%) Selenium
6 209 (9.64%) Subversion
7 155 (7.15%) JUnit
7 155 (7.15%) Maven
8 127 (5.86%) Vagrant
9 114 (5.26%) Bitbucket
10 111 (5.12%) Ant
11 92 (4.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 91 (4.20%) WebDriver
13 83 (3.83%) SonarQube
14 78 (3.60%) RSpec
15 74 (3.41%) TeamCity
16 65 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 56 (2.58%) JIRA Agile
18 53 (2.45%) Liquibase
19 51 (2.35%) Appium
General
1 188 (8.68%) Finance
2 61 (2.81%) Banking
3 53 (2.45%) Games
4 48 (2.22%) Retail
5 46 (2.12%) Marketing
6 31 (1.43%) Publishing
6 31 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.11%) Electronics
8 23 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.69%) Back Office
11 9 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.28%) Advertising
13 4 (0.18%) Front Office
14 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.092%) Automotive
15 2 (0.092%) Billing
15 2 (0.092%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.092%) Legal
16 1 (0.046%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 807 (37.24%) Developer
2 559 (25.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 181 (8.35%) Ruby Developer
4 160 (7.38%) Java Developer
5 154 (7.11%) Architect
6 147 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 146 (6.74%) AWS Engineer
8 142 (6.55%) Linux Engineer
9 140 (6.46%) AWS DevOps
10 118 (5.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 105 (4.85%) Senior DevOps
12 99 (4.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 91 (4.20%) Scala Developer
14 84 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
15 77 (3.55%) Tester
16 76 (3.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 68 (3.14%) Senior Developer
18 67 (3.09%) Consultant
19 66 (3.05%) Test Engineer
20 63 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (20.90%) HTML
2 435 (20.07%) Ruby on Rails
3 396 (18.27%) CSS
4 303 (13.98%) Web Services
5 284 (13.11%) HTML5
6 275 (12.69%) REST
7 261 (12.04%) JSON
8 186 (8.58%) CSS3
9 183 (8.44%) Node.js
10 171 (7.89%) AngularJS
11 161 (7.43%) Spring
12 158 (7.29%) Django
13 152 (7.01%) Ajax
14 151 (6.97%) Play Framework
15 149 (6.88%) .NET
16 140 (6.46%) RESTful
17 132 (6.09%) ELK Stack
18 123 (5.68%) jQuery
19 102 (4.71%) XML
20 82 (3.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 118 (5.45%) User Experience
2 91 (4.20%) Public Cloud
3 73 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 47 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.62%) Clustering
6 35 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 29 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 22 (1.02%) Replication
9 20 (0.92%) Social Media
9 20 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 17 (0.78%) Private Cloud
11 16 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 16 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.74%) Fintech
11 16 (0.74%) Wiki
12 15 (0.69%) Blog
12 15 (0.69%) Digital Media
12 15 (0.69%) NHS
13 13 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1071 (49.42%) Linux
2 258 (11.91%) Unix
3 239 (11.03%) CentOS
4 220 (10.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 175 (8.08%) Windows
6 96 (4.43%) Ubuntu
7 50 (2.31%) Apple iOS
8 48 (2.22%) Android
9 37 (1.71%) CoreOS
10 28 (1.29%) SUSE
11 23 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.97%) RancherOS
13 20 (0.92%) Fedora
14 18 (0.83%) AIX
14 18 (0.83%) Windows Server
15 12 (0.55%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.55%) Solaris
16 10 (0.46%) Debian
17 7 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1215 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
2 900 (41.53%) DevOps
3 646 (29.81%) Continuous Integration
4 513 (23.67%) TDD
5 500 (23.07%) Scrum
6 465 (21.46%) Configuration Management
7 445 (20.54%) Open Source
8 352 (16.24%) BDD
9 272 (12.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 226 (10.43%) Automated Testing
11 213 (9.83%) Kanban
12 180 (8.31%) Web Development
13 170 (7.84%) Software Engineering
14 146 (6.74%) Test Automation
15 143 (6.60%) E-Commerce
16 133 (6.14%) Microservices
17 122 (5.63%) MVC
18 117 (5.40%) Mentoring
19 110 (5.08%) OO
20 102 (4.71%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1129 (52.10%) Python
2 879 (40.56%) Java
3 537 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 428 (19.75%) Bash Shell
5 344 (15.87%) Scala
6 316 (14.58%) Perl
7 236 (10.89%) SQL
8 210 (9.69%) PHP
9 205 (9.46%) C#
10 202 (9.32%) Go
11 143 (6.60%) Shell Script
12 84 (3.88%) C++
13 73 (3.37%) PowerShell
14 68 (3.14%) C
15 46 (2.12%) Groovy
16 31 (1.43%) Clojure
17 17 (0.78%) Haskell
18 15 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
18 15 (0.69%) Korn
18 15 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 255 (11.77%) Security Cleared
2 166 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 59 (2.72%) Degree
4 43 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 37 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 31 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
7 18 (0.83%) CHECK Team Member
7 18 (0.83%) ISEB
8 17 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.51%) CCNP
9 11 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.46%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.37%) CCNA
12 5 (0.23%) MCSE
12 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.23%) RHCE
12 5 (0.23%) VCDX
13 4 (0.18%) CISSP
14 3 (0.14%) CISMP
14 3 (0.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (7.34%) QA
2 37 (1.71%) SDET
3 32 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.55%) SLA
5 9 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.28%) WCAG
7 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.14%) HL7
9 2 (0.092%) GCP
10 1 (0.046%) FATCA
System Software
1 467 (21.55%) Docker
2 85 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (3.28%) vCloud
4 59 (2.72%) Squid
5 55 (2.54%) Postfix
6 49 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 41 (1.89%) vSphere
8 35 (1.62%) etcd
8 35 (1.62%) flannel
9 32 (1.48%) Active Directory
10 25 (1.15%) GlusterFS
11 23 (1.06%) Xen
12 22 (1.02%) VirtualBox
13 17 (0.78%) XenServer
14 14 (0.65%) HDFS
14 14 (0.65%) NFS
15 13 (0.60%) GFS2
15 13 (0.60%) LXC
15 13 (0.60%) OCFS2
16 10 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 714 (32.95%) Puppet
2 493 (22.75%) Ansible
3 491 (22.66%) Opscode Chef
4 216 (9.97%) Terraform
5 191 (8.81%) Kubernetes
6 123 (5.68%) logstash
7 119 (5.49%) Kibana
8 98 (4.52%) Nagios
9 95 (4.38%) Salt
10 92 (4.25%) ZABBIX
11 79 (3.65%) Rancher
12 47 (2.17%) Mesos
13 44 (2.03%) Grafana
14 40 (1.85%) Consul
15 33 (1.52%) Graphite
15 33 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 33 (1.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 26 (1.20%) Marathon
17 23 (1.06%) Zenoss
18 22 (1.02%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 193 (8.91%) VMware
2 164 (7.57%) Oracle
3 132 (6.09%) Red Hat
4 110 (5.08%) Atlassian
5 100 (4.61%) Google
6 66 (3.05%) Microsoft
7 56 (2.58%) Sonatype
8 55 (2.54%) Splunk
9 54 (2.49%) Rackspace
10 32 (1.48%) SAP
11 26 (1.20%) Cisco
11 26 (1.20%) HP
12 24 (1.11%) New Relic
13 23 (1.06%) EMC
14 22 (1.02%) IBM
15 20 (0.92%) SaltStack
16 16 (0.74%) Xamarin
17 15 (0.69%) Zend
18 14 (0.65%) MuleSoft
19 13 (0.60%) Sitecore
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £500-600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adteq
Rate: From £300 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £543 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £660 to £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £480 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago