The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 95 92 142
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +50
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1066 1011 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.26% 2.15% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.84% 5.68% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 735 572
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
Ruby
UK

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
18262 17808 16947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 37.91% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12537 11947 10826
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 413 460
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Ruby Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -5 628 £475 +5.55% 183
South East +34 130 £400 +3.22% 61
Yorkshire +14 102 £450 +12.50% 26
South West +13 97 £363 -19.44% 23
North West -8 47 £335 -17.79% 19
North East -14 24 £425 -8.10% 6
West Midlands -15 15 £400 +16.36% 22
East of England -32 13 £400 -34.02% 15
East Midlands -2 10 £360 -34.63% 9
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1213 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1016 (48.29%) Java
3 971 (46.15%) Python
4 950 (45.15%) Linux
5 760 (36.12%) Git (software)
6 732 (34.79%) DevOps
7 671 (31.89%) Jenkins
8 629 (29.90%) JavaScript
9 626 (29.75%) Puppet
10 595 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
11 527 (25.05%) TDD
12 517 (24.57%) Scrum
13 490 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
14 480 (22.81%) HTML
15 465 (22.10%) Configuration Management
16 464 (22.05%) Unix
17 435 (20.67%) CSS
18 434 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
19 428 (20.34%) BDD
20 379 (18.01%) Ruby on Rails
21 365 (17.35%) Cucumber
22 356 (16.92%) Web Services
23 341 (16.21%) SQL
24 340 (16.16%) Bash Shell
25 321 (15.26%) Scala
26 292 (13.88%) Open Source
26 292 (13.88%) Perl
27 291 (13.83%) NoSQL
28 284 (13.50%) Docker
29 273 (12.98%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 263 (12.50%) Node.js
2 169 (8.03%) Apache
3 128 (6.08%) OpenStack
4 116 (5.51%) Tomcat
5 81 (3.85%) Confluence
6 71 (3.37%) nginx
7 54 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
8 47 (2.23%) Jetty
9 42 (2.00%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.24%) Drupal
11 23 (1.09%) JBoss
12 22 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
13 19 (0.90%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.76%) IIS
14 16 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 16 (0.76%) WordPress
15 15 (0.71%) CMS
16 14 (0.67%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.57%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.52%) CloudStack
Applications
1 32 (1.52%) MS Office
2 27 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 10 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.095%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.095%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.095%) GIMP
6 2 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.095%) SPSS
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.048%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.048%) Maple
7 1 (0.048%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.048%) MS Project
7 1 (0.048%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.048%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.52%) Magento
4 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.29%) BigMachines
5 6 (0.29%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.048%) HFM
7 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.048%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 490 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (5.70%) GitHub
4 59 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
5 50 (2.38%) Heroku
6 42 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.24%) Office 365
9 25 (1.19%) Amazon S3
10 24 (1.14%) IaaS
10 24 (1.14%) PaaS
11 19 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
11 19 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.86%) SaaS
13 12 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (0.33%) SoftLayer
16 6 (0.29%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 200 (9.51%) HTTP
2 101 (4.80%) Internet
3 100 (4.75%) TCP/IP
4 53 (2.52%) DNS
5 45 (2.14%) SSL
6 34 (1.62%) Firewall
7 30 (1.43%) SNMP
8 23 (1.09%) LAN
8 23 (1.09%) WAN
9 20 (0.95%) LDAP
9 20 (0.95%) VPN
10 18 (0.86%) DHCP
10 18 (0.86%) SMTP
11 17 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
11 17 (0.81%) Network Security
12 13 (0.62%) SSH
13 12 (0.57%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.52%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.48%) IPsec
16 9 (0.43%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (13.83%) NoSQL
2 259 (12.31%) MongoDB
3 219 (10.41%) MySQL
4 196 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
5 114 (5.42%) Relational Database
6 112 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 96 (4.56%) SQL Server
8 89 (4.23%) Redis
9 60 (2.85%) Big Data
10 58 (2.76%) Hadoop
11 55 (2.61%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (1.14%) Neo4j
14 23 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (1.05%) HBase
16 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
17 19 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
18 17 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
19 16 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 760 (36.12%) Git (software)
2 671 (31.89%) Jenkins
3 365 (17.35%) Cucumber
4 273 (12.98%) Maven
5 235 (11.17%) Subversion
6 208 (9.89%) JIRA
7 176 (8.37%) Selenium
8 143 (6.80%) RSpec
9 135 (6.42%) Capybara
10 92 (4.37%) JUnit
11 90 (4.28%) Vagrant
12 81 (3.85%) JMeter
13 64 (3.04%) TeamCity
14 58 (2.76%) Gradle
15 52 (2.47%) Ant
16 51 (2.42%) WebDriver
17 48 (2.28%) Hudson
18 46 (2.19%) Mockito
19 43 (2.04%) Visual Studio
20 37 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 177 (8.41%) Finance
2 57 (2.71%) Banking
3 48 (2.28%) Marketing
4 40 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.19%) Games
6 21 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 20 (0.95%) Electronics
8 18 (0.86%) Retail
9 15 (0.71%) Publishing
10 14 (0.67%) Front Office
11 13 (0.62%) Law
12 12 (0.57%) Advertising
13 11 (0.52%) Legal
14 7 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.19%) Back Office
17 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
18 2 (0.095%) Billing
19 1 (0.048%) German Language
19 1 (0.048%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 880 (41.83%) Developer
2 439 (20.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 193 (9.17%) Ruby Developer
4 169 (8.03%) Architect
5 165 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 145 (6.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 142 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 110 (5.23%) Analyst
9 104 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 93 (4.42%) Test Analyst
11 92 (4.37%) Tester
12 88 (4.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 84 (3.99%) Agile Developer
14 83 (3.94%) Technical Architect
15 81 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
16 77 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
16 77 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
17 74 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
18 67 (3.18%) Scala Developer
19 66 (3.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (22.81%) HTML
2 435 (20.67%) CSS
3 379 (18.01%) Ruby on Rails
4 356 (16.92%) Web Services
5 273 (12.98%) .NET
6 215 (10.22%) REST
7 204 (9.70%) AngularJS
8 161 (7.65%) HTML5
9 151 (7.18%) RESTful
10 147 (6.99%) JSON
11 136 (6.46%) jQuery
12 121 (5.75%) Gherkin
13 114 (5.42%) CSS3
14 110 (5.23%) Spring
15 105 (4.99%) MCollective
16 85 (4.04%) Django
17 73 (3.47%) ASP.NET
18 71 (3.37%) Sass
19 68 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
20 66 (3.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 110 (5.23%) User Experience
2 88 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 51 (2.42%) Visualisation
5 48 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.76%) Data Centre
8 28 (1.33%) Fintech
9 27 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.05%) PKI
11 19 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 16 (0.76%) Wiki
13 14 (0.67%) Clustering
14 13 (0.62%) Statistics
15 12 (0.57%) Social Media
15 12 (0.57%) STB
16 11 (0.52%) IPTV
16 11 (0.52%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.48%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 950 (45.15%) Linux
2 464 (22.05%) Unix
3 248 (11.79%) Windows
4 214 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 157 (7.46%) Ubuntu
6 151 (7.18%) CentOS
7 141 (6.70%) Mac OS X
8 39 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 33 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 32 (1.52%) Android
11 30 (1.43%) Windows Server
12 19 (0.90%) AIX
12 19 (0.90%) VMS
13 16 (0.76%) CoreOS
13 16 (0.76%) SUSE
14 14 (0.67%) Debian
15 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (0.43%) Solaris
18 8 (0.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1213 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (34.79%) DevOps
3 595 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
4 527 (25.05%) TDD
5 517 (24.57%) Scrum
6 465 (22.10%) Configuration Management
7 428 (20.34%) BDD
8 292 (13.88%) Open Source
9 210 (9.98%) OO
10 207 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 171 (8.13%) Pair Programming
12 169 (8.03%) Software Engineering
13 162 (7.70%) Build Automation
14 156 (7.41%) Test Automation
15 155 (7.37%) E-Commerce
16 152 (7.22%) Kanban
17 141 (6.70%) MVC
18 128 (6.08%) Web Development
19 119 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
20 107 (5.09%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1016 (48.29%) Java
2 971 (46.15%) Python
3 629 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 341 (16.21%) SQL
5 340 (16.16%) Bash Shell
6 321 (15.26%) Scala
7 292 (13.88%) Perl
8 264 (12.55%) C#
9 243 (11.55%) PHP
10 168 (7.98%) PowerShell
11 166 (7.89%) C++
12 118 (5.61%) Shell Script
13 115 (5.47%) Go
14 85 (4.04%) Groovy
15 58 (2.76%) C
16 45 (2.14%) Clojure
17 31 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
18 30 (1.43%) R
19 21 (1.00%) Objective-C
20 17 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 235 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 144 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 63 (2.99%) Degree
4 40 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 31 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 29 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (1.33%) AWS Certification
8 24 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.14%) ISEB
9 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.48%) MCSE
11 4 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.19%) MCSA
12 3 (0.14%) PhD
13 2 (0.095%) CCNA
13 2 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.095%) GCED
13 2 (0.095%) GCFA
13 2 (0.095%) GIAC
13 2 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.37%) QA
2 58 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.81%) SDET
4 16 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.38%) WCAG
6 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.14%) SLA
7 3 (0.14%) WAI
8 2 (0.095%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.095%) GPG13
8 2 (0.095%) ISO27002
System Software
1 284 (13.50%) Docker
2 203 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 70 (3.33%) vSphere
5 22 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.00%) vCloud
6 21 (1.00%) Xen
7 17 (0.81%) VMware ESX
8 16 (0.76%) KVM
9 15 (0.71%) GlusterFS
10 13 (0.62%) Varnish
11 11 (0.52%) XenServer
12 10 (0.48%) Ceph
13 9 (0.43%) NFS
14 8 (0.38%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.33%) iptables
16 6 (0.29%) LXC
17 5 (0.24%) BitLocker
17 5 (0.24%) GFS2
17 5 (0.24%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 626 (29.75%) Puppet
2 434 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
3 260 (12.36%) Ansible
4 81 (3.85%) ZABBIX
5 69 (3.28%) Nagios
6 57 (2.71%) Graphite
7 53 (2.52%) Salt
8 50 (2.38%) Kubernetes
9 45 (2.14%) logstash
10 38 (1.81%) Capistrano
11 36 (1.71%) Kibana
12 32 (1.52%) SCCM
12 32 (1.52%) SCOM
12 32 (1.52%) Uchiwa
13 31 (1.47%) Grafana
14 28 (1.33%) Cobbler
15 23 (1.09%) Packer
16 22 (1.05%) HAProxy
17 21 (1.00%) Tivoli
18 20 (0.95%) Mesos
Vendors
1 259 (12.31%) VMware
2 163 (7.75%) Oracle
3 131 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 111 (5.28%) Red Hat
5 48 (2.28%) Splunk
6 45 (2.14%) Google
7 36 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 33 (1.57%) Rackspace
9 30 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
10 27 (1.28%) HP
11 26 (1.24%) IBM
11 26 (1.24%) SaltStack
12 25 (1.19%) New Relic
13 24 (1.14%) Dell
14 21 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (1.00%) SAP
15 20 (0.95%) Tableau
16 18 (0.86%) Cisco
16 18 (0.86%) hybris
16 18 (0.86%) Sitecore
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Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
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South West London
Jagger Talent
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London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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West Midlands
Mercator IT Solutions
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West London
Experis Ltd
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South Yorkshire
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Tonbridge, Kent
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West London
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London
Savvy Recruitment
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London
Arrows Group
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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The Bridge Ltd
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