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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 86 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -15
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1268 932 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.54% 1.81% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.42% 4.71% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 710 697
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
19759 19785 17939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.57% 38.34% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13659 13523 11719
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 402 377
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.94 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 July 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 23 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
London +29 803 £500 +11.11% 222
South East +80 153 £450 +5.88% 64
Yorkshire +31 101 £450 - 24
North West +7 61 £450 +4.34% 25
South West 0 48 £450 +12.50% 16
East of England -21 32 £475 +22.58% 11
East Midlands +6 27 £400 -5.88% 10
West Midlands -9 23 £325 -13.33% 14
North East -73 18 £438 -10.71% 10
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1285 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1240 (50.41%) Python
3 1172 (47.64%) Linux
4 1064 (43.25%) DevOps
5 1008 (40.98%) Java
6 879 (35.73%) Puppet
7 808 (32.85%) Amazon AWS
8 772 (31.38%) Git (software)
9 714 (29.02%) Jenkins
10 656 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
11 619 (25.16%) JavaScript
12 560 (22.76%) TDD
13 549 (22.32%) Configuration Management
14 530 (21.54%) HTML
15 528 (21.46%) CSS
16 525 (21.34%) Opscode Chef
17 517 (21.02%) Ruby on Rails
18 504 (20.49%) Ansible
19 495 (20.12%) Scrum
20 479 (19.47%) Docker
21 443 (18.01%) Perl
22 433 (17.60%) Open Source
23 431 (17.52%) Bash Shell
24 370 (15.04%) BDD
25 360 (14.63%) SQL
26 357 (14.51%) Scala
27 334 (13.58%) MySQL
28 325 (13.21%) Unix
29 324 (13.17%) JIRA
30 314 (12.76%) Security Cleared

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
1 227 (9.23%) OpenStack
2 198 (8.05%) Confluence
3 191 (7.76%) Apache
4 166 (6.75%) Tomcat
5 147 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
6 144 (5.85%) nginx
7 92 (3.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 64 (2.60%) IIS
9 55 (2.24%) WebSphere
10 53 (2.15%) WebLogic
11 37 (1.50%) JBoss
12 31 (1.26%) Apache Spark
13 29 (1.18%) Jetty
14 26 (1.06%) SAS
15 25 (1.02%) CMS
16 16 (0.65%) Apache Pig
17 15 (0.61%) WordPress
18 12 (0.49%) Apache Solr
18 12 (0.49%) Drupal
19 10 (0.41%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 29 (1.18%) HipChat
2 22 (0.89%) MS Excel
3 13 (0.53%) SPSS
4 12 (0.49%) Stata
5 6 (0.24%) MS Office
6 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.081%) InVision
8 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.041%) InDesign
9 1 (0.041%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.041%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 16 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.53%) Magento
3 2 (0.081%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.081%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.081%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.081%) Radian6
3 2 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.041%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.041%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.041%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.041%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 808 (32.85%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 189 (7.68%) GitHub
4 114 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
5 100 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
6 99 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 98 (3.98%) PaaS
8 68 (2.76%) Heroku
9 63 (2.56%) Amazon S3
10 47 (1.91%) SaaS
11 40 (1.63%) IaaS
12 28 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
13 27 (1.10%) Route 53
14 25 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 24 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
16 23 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 22 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 17 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
19 15 (0.61%) CloudFront
19 15 (0.61%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 261 (10.61%) HTTP
2 131 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 113 (4.59%) DNS
4 54 (2.20%) SSL
5 51 (2.07%) VPN
6 47 (1.91%) Internet
7 44 (1.79%) SSH
8 42 (1.71%) OpenVPN
9 34 (1.38%) Firewall
10 33 (1.34%) OpenLDAP
11 28 (1.14%) IPsec
12 26 (1.06%) DHCP
13 22 (0.89%) FTP
14 16 (0.65%) Network Security
14 16 (0.65%) SAN
15 14 (0.57%) AMQP
15 14 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (0.57%) SNMP
16 12 (0.49%) LDAP
17 11 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (13.58%) MySQL
2 308 (12.52%) NoSQL
3 268 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
4 263 (10.69%) MongoDB
5 173 (7.03%) Relational Database
6 130 (5.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 115 (4.67%) Hadoop
8 113 (4.59%) Redis
9 86 (3.50%) SQL Server
10 63 (2.56%) Big Data
11 56 (2.28%) RDBMS
12 44 (1.79%) Neo4j
13 40 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 33 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (1.02%) HBase
15 25 (1.02%) MariaDB
16 22 (0.89%) Apache Hive
17 21 (0.85%) CouchDB
17 21 (0.85%) Oracle Database
18 17 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 772 (31.38%) Git (software)
2 714 (29.02%) Jenkins
3 324 (13.17%) JIRA
4 272 (11.06%) Subversion
5 251 (10.20%) Cucumber
6 218 (8.86%) JUnit
6 218 (8.86%) Selenium
7 166 (6.75%) Maven
8 129 (5.24%) Vagrant
9 124 (5.04%) TeamCity
10 109 (4.43%) GitLab
11 107 (4.35%) Artifactory
12 106 (4.31%) Ant
13 85 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 83 (3.37%) WebDriver
15 76 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
16 75 (3.05%) RSpec
17 73 (2.97%) Capybara
18 68 (2.76%) Hudson
18 68 (2.76%) SonarQube
General
1 254 (10.33%) Finance
2 92 (3.74%) Banking
3 62 (2.52%) Retail
4 51 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 49 (1.99%) Games
6 36 (1.46%) Marketing
7 21 (0.85%) Publishing
8 18 (0.73%) Electronics
9 17 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 17 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.45%) Advertising
11 11 (0.45%) Law
12 8 (0.33%) Legal
13 6 (0.24%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.081%) Automotive
14 2 (0.081%) Back Office
14 2 (0.081%) Billing
15 1 (0.041%) Front Office
15 1 (0.041%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 961 (39.07%) Developer
2 643 (26.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 235 (9.55%) Ruby Developer
4 213 (8.66%) Java Developer
5 160 (6.50%) Linux Engineer
6 154 (6.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 147 (5.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 126 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
8 126 (5.12%) Scala Developer
9 118 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 116 (4.72%) AWS Engineer
11 114 (4.63%) Senior DevOps
12 110 (4.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 100 (4.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 93 (3.78%) Architect
15 92 (3.74%) Consultant
16 91 (3.70%) Agile Developer
17 87 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
18 82 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 78 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (21.54%) HTML
2 528 (21.46%) CSS
3 517 (21.02%) Ruby on Rails
4 294 (11.95%) Web Services
5 285 (11.59%) HTML5
6 278 (11.30%) REST
7 242 (9.84%) CSS3
8 211 (8.58%) JSON
9 199 (8.09%) .NET
10 192 (7.80%) Node.js
11 181 (7.36%) Spring
12 155 (6.30%) Play Framework
13 154 (6.26%) Ajax
13 154 (6.26%) AngularJS
14 151 (6.14%) Django
15 150 (6.10%) RESTful
16 127 (5.16%) Sensu
17 111 (4.51%) RabbitMQ
18 99 (4.02%) Guice
19 98 (3.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (5.00%) User Experience
2 77 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 71 (2.89%) Public Cloud
4 65 (2.64%) Data Centre
5 54 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 28 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 23 (0.93%) Clustering
11 21 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
11 21 (0.85%) Wiki
12 18 (0.73%) Fintech
13 15 (0.61%) Blog
13 15 (0.61%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.61%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (0.53%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1172 (47.64%) Linux
2 325 (13.21%) Unix
3 215 (8.74%) Windows
4 166 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 161 (6.54%) CentOS
6 112 (4.55%) CoreOS
7 87 (3.54%) Ubuntu
8 66 (2.68%) Mac OS X
9 56 (2.28%) Android
10 48 (1.95%) Windows Server
11 47 (1.91%) Apple iOS
12 30 (1.22%) Solaris
13 22 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.69%) VMS
15 16 (0.65%) Debian
16 14 (0.57%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.49%) RancherOS
18 11 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
18 11 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1064 (43.25%) DevOps
3 656 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 560 (22.76%) TDD
5 549 (22.32%) Configuration Management
6 495 (20.12%) Scrum
7 433 (17.60%) Open Source
8 370 (15.04%) BDD
9 286 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 249 (10.12%) Software Engineering
11 228 (9.27%) Automated Testing
12 192 (7.80%) Web Development
13 177 (7.20%) OO
14 168 (6.83%) E-Commerce
15 162 (6.59%) MVC
16 160 (6.50%) Mentoring
17 145 (5.89%) Kanban
18 142 (5.77%) Front End Development
18 142 (5.77%) Test Automation
19 139 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1240 (50.41%) Python
2 1008 (40.98%) Java
3 619 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 443 (18.01%) Perl
5 431 (17.52%) Bash Shell
6 360 (14.63%) SQL
7 357 (14.51%) Scala
8 285 (11.59%) C#
9 274 (11.14%) Go
10 247 (10.04%) PHP
11 179 (7.28%) PowerShell
12 166 (6.75%) Shell Script
13 119 (4.84%) C++
14 61 (2.48%) C
15 45 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 29 (1.18%) Clojure
17 26 (1.06%) MATLAB
17 26 (1.06%) R
18 25 (1.02%) Groovy
19 24 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 314 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 234 (9.51%) SC Cleared
3 89 (3.62%) Degree
4 43 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 37 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 37 (1.50%) ISEB
6 30 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 21 (0.85%) BC Cleared
8 17 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
9 14 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.53%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.41%) MCSE
13 7 (0.28%) CISSP
14 6 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.24%) EMC Certification
14 6 (0.24%) GIAC
14 6 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.20%) CCNP
15 5 (0.20%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.41%) QA
2 28 (1.14%) SDET
3 25 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) GCP
6 3 (0.12%) SLA
6 3 (0.12%) WAI
6 3 (0.12%) WCAG
7 2 (0.081%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.081%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.041%) BS25999
8 1 (0.041%) GPG13
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.041%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.041%) MiFID
System Software
1 479 (19.47%) Docker
2 131 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (5.08%) etcd
4 123 (5.00%) flannel
5 102 (4.15%) GlusterFS
6 89 (3.62%) Ceph
7 86 (3.50%) vSphere
8 59 (2.40%) vCloud
9 47 (1.91%) Active Directory
10 34 (1.38%) Squid
11 32 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
12 30 (1.22%) Hyper-V
12 30 (1.22%) Postfix
12 30 (1.22%) Xen
13 20 (0.81%) KVM
14 14 (0.57%) GFS2
14 14 (0.57%) OCFS2
15 11 (0.45%) VMware ESX
16 10 (0.41%) NFS
17 9 (0.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 879 (35.73%) Puppet
2 525 (21.34%) Opscode Chef
3 504 (20.49%) Ansible
4 242 (9.84%) Kubernetes
5 168 (6.83%) logstash
6 144 (5.85%) Terraform
7 118 (4.80%) Graphite
8 116 (4.72%) HAProxy
9 115 (4.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 114 (4.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 105 (4.27%) Nagios
12 95 (3.86%) Kibana
13 93 (3.78%) rkt
14 81 (3.29%) Packer
15 58 (2.36%) Salt
15 58 (2.36%) ZABBIX
16 48 (1.95%) Consul
17 43 (1.75%) Rancher
18 42 (1.71%) Uchiwa
19 40 (1.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 227 (9.23%) VMware
2 201 (8.17%) Google
3 172 (6.99%) Oracle
4 165 (6.71%) Red Hat
5 106 (4.31%) Splunk
6 104 (4.23%) Microsoft
7 99 (4.02%) Atlassian
8 55 (2.24%) Rackspace
9 40 (1.63%) Sonatype
10 34 (1.38%) EMC
11 32 (1.30%) ForgeRock
12 30 (1.22%) HP
13 29 (1.18%) IBM
14 28 (1.14%) MuleSoft
15 25 (1.02%) Cisco
16 24 (0.98%) SaltStack
16 24 (0.98%) SAP
17 22 (0.89%) Teradata
18 16 (0.65%) Informatica
18 16 (0.65%) Sitecore
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £510 per day Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ticketmaster UK
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £520 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago