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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 100 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1082 1099 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.36% 2.18% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 5.60% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 879 878
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
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
18626 19629 19324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 38.97% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12888 13512 13356
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 499 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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
London -14 622 £500 +11.11% 212
South East -3 117 £450 +12.50% 61
Yorkshire +5 92 £450 -10.00% 21
North West +45 77 £425 +23.18% 56
West Midlands +16 43 £488 +25.80% 20
South West -25 43 £450 +12.50% 24
North East -8 36 £400 -13.04% 6
East of England +23 34 £450 +5.88% 15
East Midlands -9 8 £406 -8.45% 9
Midlands - 4 £550 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1329 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1213 (50.08%) Python
3 1191 (49.17%) Linux
4 1053 (43.48%) DevOps
5 913 (37.70%) Java
6 840 (34.68%) Amazon AWS
7 838 (34.60%) Puppet
8 734 (30.31%) Jenkins
9 728 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
10 642 (26.51%) Git (software)
11 584 (24.11%) JavaScript
12 568 (23.45%) Ansible
13 559 (23.08%) TDD
14 555 (22.91%) Scrum
15 542 (22.38%) Docker
16 537 (22.17%) Opscode Chef
17 487 (20.11%) HTML
18 486 (20.07%) Open Source
19 478 (19.74%) Configuration Management
20 456 (18.83%) Ruby on Rails
21 453 (18.70%) Bash Shell
22 435 (17.96%) PostgreSQL
22 435 (17.96%) CSS
23 407 (16.80%) BDD
24 357 (14.74%) JIRA
25 349 (14.41%) Scala
26 346 (14.29%) MySQL
27 342 (14.12%) Perl
28 331 (13.67%) Continuous Delivery
29 323 (13.34%) Web Services

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
1 254 (10.49%) Confluence
2 251 (10.36%) Apache
3 233 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
4 173 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 158 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 124 (5.12%) nginx
7 69 (2.85%) WebSphere
8 61 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 59 (2.44%) WebLogic
10 37 (1.53%) IIS
11 33 (1.36%) Apache Solr
12 28 (1.16%) JBoss
13 26 (1.07%) CMS
14 24 (0.99%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.83%) Drupal
16 18 (0.74%) Jetty
17 17 (0.70%) CloudStack
18 16 (0.66%) Apache Pig
19 8 (0.33%) Mongrel
19 8 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 80 (3.30%) HipChat
2 16 (0.66%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.12%) InVision
5 2 (0.083%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.041%) InDesign
6 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.041%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 18 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.58%) Magento
3 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.083%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.083%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.083%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.041%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.041%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.041%) Maximo
6 1 (0.041%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.041%) Radian6
6 1 (0.041%) Relativity
6 1 (0.041%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 840 (34.68%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (8.01%) GitHub
3 192 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 143 (5.90%) Amazon EC2
5 99 (4.09%) Amazon S3
6 79 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 77 (3.18%) PaaS
8 71 (2.93%) Heroku
9 67 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
10 60 (2.48%) IaaS
11 39 (1.61%) Route 53
12 37 (1.53%) SaaS
13 32 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
15 24 (0.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 23 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
18 16 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
19 13 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
20 12 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 208 (8.59%) HTTP
2 169 (6.98%) DNS
3 160 (6.61%) TCP/IP
4 98 (4.05%) SSH
5 94 (3.88%) SSL
6 89 (3.67%) VPN
7 86 (3.55%) OpenVPN
8 83 (3.43%) OpenLDAP
9 55 (2.27%) Internet
10 52 (2.15%) Firewall
11 28 (1.16%) LDAP
12 26 (1.07%) DHCP
13 21 (0.87%) Network Security
14 19 (0.78%) ICMP
15 17 (0.70%) SNMP
16 16 (0.66%) SAN
16 16 (0.66%) Wireshark
17 14 (0.58%) AMQP
18 13 (0.54%) IPsec
18 13 (0.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (17.96%) PostgreSQL
2 346 (14.29%) MySQL
3 323 (13.34%) MongoDB
4 305 (12.59%) NoSQL
5 145 (5.99%) Hadoop
6 132 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 127 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 103 (4.25%) Redis
9 88 (3.63%) SQL Server
10 69 (2.85%) Big Data
11 61 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
12 47 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 41 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 22 (0.91%) DB2
16 19 (0.78%) HBase
17 18 (0.74%) Neo4j
18 16 (0.66%) Apache Hive
19 15 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
20 11 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 734 (30.31%) Jenkins
2 642 (26.51%) Git (software)
3 357 (14.74%) JIRA
4 308 (12.72%) Cucumber
5 265 (10.94%) Selenium
6 227 (9.37%) Subversion
7 204 (8.42%) JUnit
8 194 (8.01%) Maven
9 149 (6.15%) Ant
10 140 (5.78%) Bitbucket
11 124 (5.12%) Sonatype Nexus
12 123 (5.08%) Vagrant
13 118 (4.87%) SonarQube
14 96 (3.96%) WebDriver
15 92 (3.80%) TeamCity
16 84 (3.47%) JIRA Agile
17 81 (3.34%) RSpec
18 80 (3.30%) Liquibase
19 70 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 66 (2.73%) Appium
General
1 220 (9.08%) Finance
2 64 (2.64%) Banking
3 59 (2.44%) Retail
4 48 (1.98%) Games
5 46 (1.90%) Marketing
6 33 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.28%) Publishing
8 20 (0.83%) Electronics
8 20 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.54%) Advertising
11 8 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.25%) Back Office
13 4 (0.17%) Front Office
14 3 (0.12%) Automotive
14 3 (0.12%) Billing
15 2 (0.083%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.041%) Law
16 1 (0.041%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.041%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 870 (35.92%) Developer
2 678 (27.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 207 (8.55%) Ruby Developer
4 169 (6.98%) AWS DevOps
5 168 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
6 164 (6.77%) Java Developer
6 164 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
7 155 (6.40%) Senior DevOps
8 152 (6.28%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 142 (5.86%) Architect
10 135 (5.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 111 (4.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 111 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 94 (3.88%) Consultant
13 89 (3.67%) Scala Developer
14 87 (3.59%) Senior Developer
15 83 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
16 80 (3.30%) DevOps Consultant
17 78 (3.22%) Tester
18 77 (3.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (20.11%) HTML
2 456 (18.83%) Ruby on Rails
3 435 (17.96%) CSS
4 323 (13.34%) Web Services
5 291 (12.01%) HTML5
6 287 (11.85%) REST
7 263 (10.86%) JSON
8 216 (8.92%) Node.js
9 198 (8.18%) CSS3
10 192 (7.93%) AngularJS
11 174 (7.18%) .NET
12 158 (6.52%) RESTful
13 155 (6.40%) Ajax
13 155 (6.40%) Django
14 153 (6.32%) Play Framework
15 151 (6.23%) ELK Stack
16 148 (6.11%) Spring
17 104 (4.29%) XML
18 101 (4.17%) MCollective
19 100 (4.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 133 (5.49%) Public Cloud
2 122 (5.04%) User Experience
3 80 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 53 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 35 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 32 (1.32%) Clustering
9 26 (1.07%) Visualisation
10 22 (0.91%) Blog
10 22 (0.91%) Private Cloud
10 22 (0.91%) Replication
11 21 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 21 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 19 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.74%) Fintech
13 18 (0.74%) Semantic Web
14 17 (0.70%) Social Media
15 16 (0.66%) Wiki
16 15 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1191 (49.17%) Linux
2 288 (11.89%) CentOS
3 285 (11.77%) Unix
4 221 (9.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 166 (6.85%) Windows
6 97 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 69 (2.85%) Apple iOS
8 64 (2.64%) Android
9 56 (2.31%) CoreOS
10 27 (1.11%) RancherOS
11 25 (1.03%) SUSE
12 24 (0.99%) Mac OS X
12 24 (0.99%) Solaris
13 22 (0.91%) Windows Server
14 20 (0.83%) AIX
15 12 (0.50%) Fedora
16 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (0.33%) Debian
18 7 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1329 (54.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1053 (43.48%) DevOps
3 728 (30.06%) Continuous Integration
4 559 (23.08%) TDD
5 555 (22.91%) Scrum
6 486 (20.07%) Open Source
7 478 (19.74%) Configuration Management
8 407 (16.80%) BDD
9 331 (13.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 233 (9.62%) Automated Testing
11 231 (9.54%) Kanban
12 199 (8.22%) Web Development
13 181 (7.47%) Software Engineering
14 170 (7.02%) E-Commerce
15 160 (6.61%) Mentoring
16 156 (6.44%) Test Automation
17 133 (5.49%) Microservices
18 129 (5.33%) MVC
19 115 (4.75%) OO
20 111 (4.58%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1213 (50.08%) Python
2 913 (37.70%) Java
3 584 (24.11%) JavaScript
4 453 (18.70%) Bash Shell
5 349 (14.41%) Scala
6 342 (14.12%) Perl
7 255 (10.53%) SQL
8 253 (10.45%) PHP
9 227 (9.37%) Go
10 218 (9.00%) C#
11 177 (7.31%) Shell Script
12 79 (3.26%) C++
12 79 (3.26%) PowerShell
13 57 (2.35%) C
14 43 (1.78%) Groovy
15 37 (1.53%) Clojure
16 22 (0.91%) Objective-C
17 16 (0.66%) Apple Swift
18 14 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
18 14 (0.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 315 (13.01%) Security Cleared
2 223 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 76 (3.14%) Degree
4 47 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
5 46 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 38 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 18 (0.74%) CHECK Team Member
7 18 (0.74%) ISEB
8 16 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.41%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.37%) CCNP
10 9 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.33%) MCSE
11 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.29%) CISSP
13 6 (0.25%) CCNA
14 3 (0.12%) CEH
14 3 (0.12%) GIAC
14 3 (0.12%) RHCE
15 2 (0.083%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (7.72%) QA
2 51 (2.11%) SDET
3 31 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.33%) SLA
5 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.21%) GCP
6 5 (0.21%) WCAG
7 3 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.041%) FATCA
8 1 (0.041%) WAI
System Software
1 542 (22.38%) Docker
2 109 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (4.25%) vCloud
4 88 (3.63%) Squid
5 82 (3.39%) Postfix
6 60 (2.48%) etcd
7 59 (2.44%) flannel
8 54 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (1.90%) GlusterFS
9 46 (1.90%) vSphere
10 38 (1.57%) Active Directory
11 24 (0.99%) Xen
12 22 (0.91%) GFS2
12 22 (0.91%) OCFS2
13 18 (0.74%) Ceph
13 18 (0.74%) VirtualBox
14 17 (0.70%) LXC
14 17 (0.70%) NFS
15 14 (0.58%) Hyper-V
15 14 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 838 (34.60%) Puppet
2 568 (23.45%) Ansible
3 537 (22.17%) Opscode Chef
4 262 (10.82%) Kubernetes
5 258 (10.65%) Terraform
6 149 (6.15%) logstash
7 125 (5.16%) Kibana
8 117 (4.83%) ZABBIX
9 114 (4.71%) Rancher
10 89 (3.67%) Salt
11 81 (3.34%) Nagios
12 58 (2.39%) Mesos
13 56 (2.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 56 (2.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 44 (1.82%) Consul
15 33 (1.36%) Marathon
16 32 (1.32%) HAProxy
17 31 (1.28%) Grafana
18 26 (1.07%) Graphite
18 26 (1.07%) rkt
Vendors
1 255 (10.53%) VMware
2 217 (8.96%) Oracle
3 142 (5.86%) Atlassian
4 135 (5.57%) Red Hat
5 101 (4.17%) Google
6 86 (3.55%) Sonatype
7 69 (2.85%) Microsoft
8 68 (2.81%) Rackspace
9 51 (2.11%) Splunk
10 34 (1.40%) IBM
11 30 (1.24%) EMC
12 29 (1.20%) HP
13 28 (1.16%) SAP
14 23 (0.95%) Cisco
15 21 (0.87%) New Relic
16 20 (0.83%) SaltStack
17 16 (0.66%) MuleSoft
18 14 (0.58%) Teradata
18 14 (0.58%) Zend
19 13 (0.54%) Xamarin
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South East
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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London
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