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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 88 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1337 939 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.66% 1.77% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.63% 4.58% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 720 708
Median daily rate £475 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
20175 20514 18842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.21% 38.58% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13938 14014 12142
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 451 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +38 869 £500 +8.10% 190
South East +68 142 £450 +5.88% 49
Yorkshire +41 101 £450 +5.88% 29
North West +21 61 £443 +1.14% 33
South West -6 44 £463 +15.62% 19
East of England -2 36 £425 +6.25% 15
North East -37 31 £325 -31.57% 8
West Midlands -9 28 £475 +18.75% 17
East Midlands +2 25 £388 -4.61% 5
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1324 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1291 (50.55%) Python
3 1230 (48.16%) Linux
4 1094 (42.83%) DevOps
5 1000 (39.15%) Java
6 880 (34.46%) Amazon AWS
7 877 (34.34%) Puppet
8 770 (30.15%) Jenkins
9 747 (29.25%) Git (software)
10 716 (28.03%) Continuous Integration
11 618 (24.20%) JavaScript
12 570 (22.32%) TDD
13 550 (21.53%) Scrum
14 547 (21.42%) Ansible
15 546 (21.38%) HTML
16 544 (21.30%) Configuration Management
17 539 (21.10%) Opscode Chef
18 523 (20.48%) CSS
19 520 (20.36%) Ruby on Rails
20 499 (19.54%) Docker
21 455 (17.82%) Open Source
22 435 (17.03%) Bash Shell
23 427 (16.72%) Perl
24 390 (15.27%) BDD
25 373 (14.60%) Scala
26 370 (14.49%) MySQL
27 363 (14.21%) JIRA
28 359 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
29 349 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
30 324 (12.69%) SQL

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
1 243 (9.51%) Confluence
2 236 (9.24%) Apache
3 205 (8.03%) Elasticsearch
4 199 (7.79%) OpenStack
5 184 (7.20%) Tomcat
6 153 (5.99%) nginx
7 88 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 73 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 64 (2.51%) WebLogic
10 59 (2.31%) IIS
11 37 (1.45%) JBoss
12 30 (1.17%) Apache Spark
13 27 (1.06%) Jetty
14 24 (0.94%) CMS
15 22 (0.86%) SAS
16 17 (0.67%) Mongrel
17 14 (0.55%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.55%) Drupal
17 14 (0.55%) WordPress
18 12 (0.47%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 63 (2.47%) HipChat
2 22 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (0.35%) SPSS
3 9 (0.35%) Stata
4 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.16%) MS Office
5 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.12%) InVision
7 2 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.078%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) InDesign
8 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.039%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 19 (0.74%) Magento
2 15 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.078%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.078%) Radian6
3 2 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.039%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.039%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.039%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.039%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.039%) Relativity
4 1 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 880 (34.46%) Amazon AWS
2 217 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (8.34%) GitHub
4 127 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
5 103 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 96 (3.76%) PaaS
7 79 (3.09%) Amazon S3
8 76 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
9 66 (2.58%) Heroku
10 47 (1.84%) IaaS
11 40 (1.57%) SaaS
12 29 (1.14%) Route 53
13 27 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 27 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
14 24 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
15 22 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 15 (0.59%) CloudFront
17 15 (0.59%) Google App Engine
18 13 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 249 (9.75%) HTTP
2 162 (6.34%) DNS
3 154 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 81 (3.17%) SSH
5 77 (3.01%) OpenVPN
6 70 (2.74%) VPN
7 68 (2.66%) SSL
8 66 (2.58%) OpenLDAP
9 51 (2.00%) Internet
10 42 (1.64%) Firewall
11 32 (1.25%) DHCP
12 28 (1.10%) IPsec
13 27 (1.06%) ICMP
14 23 (0.90%) FTP
15 21 (0.82%) LDAP
15 21 (0.82%) Network Security
16 18 (0.70%) SAN
17 16 (0.63%) AMQP
18 14 (0.55%) SNMP
19 13 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (14.49%) MySQL
2 349 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
3 299 (11.71%) NoSQL
4 267 (10.45%) MongoDB
5 152 (5.95%) Relational Database
6 140 (5.48%) Hadoop
7 127 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 116 (4.54%) Redis
9 97 (3.80%) SQL Server
10 60 (2.35%) Big Data
11 59 (2.31%) RDBMS
12 49 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 42 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
14 40 (1.57%) Neo4j
15 27 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 21 (0.82%) DB2
16 21 (0.82%) HBase
17 18 (0.70%) CouchDB
18 17 (0.67%) Apache Hive
18 17 (0.67%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 770 (30.15%) Jenkins
2 747 (29.25%) Git (software)
3 363 (14.21%) JIRA
4 281 (11.00%) Subversion
5 274 (10.73%) Cucumber
6 241 (9.44%) JUnit
7 232 (9.08%) Selenium
8 182 (7.13%) Maven
9 146 (5.72%) Ant
10 124 (4.86%) TeamCity
10 124 (4.86%) Vagrant
11 115 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 105 (4.11%) SonarQube
13 104 (4.07%) Bitbucket
14 90 (3.52%) Artifactory
15 89 (3.48%) GitLab
16 83 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 83 (3.25%) WebDriver
17 73 (2.86%) RSpec
18 69 (2.70%) Capybara
General
1 260 (10.18%) Finance
2 93 (3.64%) Banking
3 77 (3.01%) Retail
4 52 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 44 (1.72%) Games
6 33 (1.29%) Marketing
7 26 (1.02%) Publishing
8 20 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 18 (0.70%) Electronics
10 16 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.47%) Law
13 11 (0.43%) Advertising
14 6 (0.23%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.16%) Legal
16 3 (0.12%) Billing
17 2 (0.078%) Automotive
17 2 (0.078%) Back Office
17 2 (0.078%) Front Office
18 1 (0.039%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 951 (37.24%) Developer
2 692 (27.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 240 (9.40%) Ruby Developer
4 205 (8.03%) Java Developer
5 176 (6.89%) Linux Engineer
6 157 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 149 (5.83%) AWS DevOps
7 149 (5.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 146 (5.72%) AWS Engineer
9 136 (5.32%) Senior DevOps
10 122 (4.78%) Scala Developer
11 120 (4.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 111 (4.35%) Architect
13 104 (4.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 102 (3.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 94 (3.68%) Senior Developer
16 85 (3.33%) Tester
17 81 (3.17%) Consultant
18 80 (3.13%) Administrator
19 78 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (21.38%) HTML
2 523 (20.48%) CSS
3 520 (20.36%) Ruby on Rails
4 305 (11.94%) HTML5
5 302 (11.82%) Web Services
6 287 (11.24%) REST
7 249 (9.75%) CSS3
8 246 (9.63%) JSON
9 197 (7.71%) Node.js
10 190 (7.44%) .NET
11 182 (7.13%) Spring
12 176 (6.89%) AngularJS
13 175 (6.85%) Ajax
14 164 (6.42%) Play Framework
15 160 (6.26%) Django
16 152 (5.95%) RESTful
17 120 (4.70%) ELK Stack
18 107 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
19 106 (4.15%) XML
20 101 (3.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (5.32%) User Experience
2 105 (4.11%) Public Cloud
3 77 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 71 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 62 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 59 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 34 (1.33%) Clustering
9 26 (1.02%) Wiki
10 25 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 23 (0.90%) Blog
13 21 (0.82%) Hedge funds
14 20 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.70%) Management Information System
16 17 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
17 16 (0.63%) Fintech
17 16 (0.63%) Private Cloud
18 15 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
19 14 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1230 (48.16%) Linux
2 294 (11.51%) Unix
3 216 (8.46%) Windows
4 215 (8.42%) CentOS
5 184 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 99 (3.88%) CoreOS
7 94 (3.68%) Ubuntu
8 64 (2.51%) Android
9 57 (2.23%) Apple iOS
10 49 (1.92%) Windows Server
11 39 (1.53%) Mac OS X
12 29 (1.14%) Solaris
13 22 (0.86%) RancherOS
14 20 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (0.63%) AIX
15 16 (0.63%) Debian
16 15 (0.59%) Fedora
17 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (0.47%) VMS
19 9 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1324 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1094 (42.83%) DevOps
3 716 (28.03%) Continuous Integration
4 570 (22.32%) TDD
5 550 (21.53%) Scrum
6 544 (21.30%) Configuration Management
7 455 (17.82%) Open Source
8 390 (15.27%) BDD
9 359 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 247 (9.67%) Automated Testing
11 214 (8.38%) Software Engineering
12 203 (7.95%) E-Commerce
13 194 (7.60%) Kanban
14 189 (7.40%) Web Development
15 171 (6.70%) Mentoring
16 159 (6.23%) Test Automation
17 157 (6.15%) MVC
18 155 (6.07%) OO
19 136 (5.32%) Front End Development
20 125 (4.89%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1291 (50.55%) Python
2 1000 (39.15%) Java
3 618 (24.20%) JavaScript
4 435 (17.03%) Bash Shell
5 427 (16.72%) Perl
6 373 (14.60%) Scala
7 324 (12.69%) SQL
8 287 (11.24%) PHP
9 283 (11.08%) C#
10 277 (10.85%) Go
11 166 (6.50%) Shell Script
12 147 (5.76%) PowerShell
13 116 (4.54%) C++
14 67 (2.62%) C
15 33 (1.29%) PL/SQL
16 32 (1.25%) Clojure
17 25 (0.98%) Korn
18 24 (0.94%) Objective-C
19 23 (0.90%) MATLAB
19 23 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 307 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 227 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 97 (3.80%) Degree
4 45 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 39 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 35 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
6 35 (1.37%) ISEB
7 26 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.74%) CHECK Team Member
9 13 (0.51%) BC Cleared
10 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.43%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.43%) MCSE
12 7 (0.27%) CISSP
12 7 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.23%) GIAC
13 6 (0.23%) RHCE
14 5 (0.20%) CCNP
14 5 (0.20%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (6.26%) QA
2 39 (1.53%) SDET
3 25 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.16%) SLA
6 4 (0.16%) WCAG
7 3 (0.12%) GCP
7 3 (0.12%) HL7
7 3 (0.12%) WAI
8 2 (0.078%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.078%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.039%) BS25999
9 1 (0.039%) GPG13
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.039%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.039%) MiFID
System Software
1 499 (19.54%) Docker
2 125 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (4.58%) etcd
4 115 (4.50%) flannel
5 90 (3.52%) vCloud
6 89 (3.48%) GlusterFS
7 73 (2.86%) vSphere
8 69 (2.70%) Squid
9 67 (2.62%) Ceph
10 66 (2.58%) Postfix
11 46 (1.80%) Active Directory
12 39 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
13 28 (1.10%) Hyper-V
14 23 (0.90%) GFS2
14 23 (0.90%) OCFS2
15 22 (0.86%) Xen
16 17 (0.67%) KVM
16 17 (0.67%) NFS
17 9 (0.35%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 877 (34.34%) Puppet
2 547 (21.42%) Ansible
3 539 (21.10%) Opscode Chef
4 262 (10.26%) Kubernetes
5 195 (7.64%) Terraform
6 177 (6.93%) logstash
7 125 (4.89%) Kibana
8 106 (4.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 105 (4.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 95 (3.72%) ZABBIX
11 90 (3.52%) HAProxy
11 90 (3.52%) Nagios
11 90 (3.52%) Rancher
12 84 (3.29%) Graphite
13 71 (2.78%) rkt
14 64 (2.51%) Packer
15 50 (1.96%) Salt
16 47 (1.84%) Consul
17 40 (1.57%) Mesos
18 34 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 243 (9.51%) VMware
2 205 (8.03%) Oracle
3 182 (7.13%) Google
4 156 (6.11%) Red Hat
5 130 (5.09%) Atlassian
6 97 (3.80%) Microsoft
7 90 (3.52%) Splunk
8 76 (2.98%) Sonatype
9 65 (2.55%) Rackspace
10 38 (1.49%) IBM
11 29 (1.14%) HP
12 28 (1.10%) EMC
13 25 (0.98%) SaltStack
14 23 (0.90%) SAP
15 22 (0.86%) Cisco
15 22 (0.86%) MuleSoft
15 22 (0.86%) Teradata
16 21 (0.82%) ForgeRock
17 16 (0.63%) Facebook
17 16 (0.63%) Twitter
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £500 to £510 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 600-700pd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Tiro Partners
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 daily rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £600 daily rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 - 450
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago