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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
UK / England
Rank 94 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1006 1063 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.44% 2.23% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 5.78% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 805 732
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £557 £550
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 - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
16780 18403 18073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.65% 38.60% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11645 12629 12018
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 457 397
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £35.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.25 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +7 565 £475 - 219
South East -26 93 £425 +6.25% 59
Yorkshire -2 91 £475 +5.55% 31
North East +25 70 £350 -17.64% 11
West Midlands +20 47 £500 +25.00% 11
South West -28 46 £419 +15.51% 21
East of England +28 42 £450 - 24
North West +2 32 £400 +22.79% 35
East Midlands +6 7 £400 +12.67% 9
Midlands +4 5 £600 +20.00%
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1218 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1143 (54.25%) Python
3 997 (47.32%) Linux
4 910 (43.19%) Java
5 847 (40.20%) DevOps
6 674 (31.99%) Puppet
7 628 (29.81%) Amazon AWS
8 597 (28.33%) Jenkins
9 592 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
10 566 (26.86%) JavaScript
11 562 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 509 (24.16%) TDD
13 475 (22.54%) Ansible
14 472 (22.40%) Configuration Management
15 467 (22.16%) Bash Shell
16 464 (22.02%) Docker
17 456 (21.64%) HTML
18 452 (21.45%) Ruby on Rails
19 445 (21.12%) Opscode Chef
20 421 (19.98%) Open Source
21 411 (19.51%) CSS
22 407 (19.32%) Scrum
23 366 (17.37%) Scala
24 333 (15.80%) BDD
25 324 (15.38%) Perl
26 315 (14.95%) PostgreSQL
27 307 (14.57%) Cucumber
28 305 (14.48%) JIRA
29 300 (14.24%) MongoDB
30 297 (14.10%) 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
1 199 (9.44%) Confluence
2 149 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
3 148 (7.02%) Apache
4 132 (6.26%) OpenStack
5 105 (4.98%) Tomcat
6 91 (4.32%) nginx
7 43 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 35 (1.66%) CMS
9 26 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 25 (1.19%) IIS
11 22 (1.04%) CloudStack
12 21 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 21 (1.00%) JBoss
12 21 (1.00%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.95%) Apache Pig
13 20 (0.95%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.62%) Apache Qpid
16 9 (0.43%) Drupal
17 8 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (1.04%) HipChat
2 16 (0.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.14%) Magento
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.095%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.047%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.047%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.047%) Maximo
6 1 (0.047%) Radian6
6 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.047%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 628 (29.81%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (7.17%) GitHub
4 97 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
5 80 (3.80%) PaaS
6 66 (3.13%) IaaS
7 64 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (2.90%) Amazon S3
8 61 (2.90%) Heroku
9 57 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
10 38 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 34 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
12 29 (1.38%) Route 53
12 29 (1.38%) SaaS
13 25 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (1.00%) Google Analytics
16 19 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
18 15 (0.71%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 238 (11.30%) HTTP
2 152 (7.21%) TCP/IP
3 115 (5.46%) SSL
4 91 (4.32%) DNS
5 69 (3.27%) Firewall
6 50 (2.37%) VPN
7 47 (2.23%) Internet
8 31 (1.47%) SSH
9 28 (1.33%) LDAP
10 23 (1.09%) OpenVPN
11 22 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
12 21 (1.00%) Wireshark
13 20 (0.95%) AMQP
14 16 (0.76%) Network Security
15 15 (0.71%) SAN
16 14 (0.66%) VoIP
17 11 (0.52%) Kerberos
18 10 (0.47%) DHCP
18 10 (0.47%) HTTPS
19 8 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (14.95%) PostgreSQL
2 300 (14.24%) MongoDB
3 293 (13.91%) MySQL
4 280 (13.29%) NoSQL
5 137 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 118 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 78 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 76 (3.61%) Redis
9 74 (3.51%) SQL Server
10 73 (3.46%) Big Data
11 44 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
12 32 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.23%) Oracle Database
15 22 (1.04%) Apache Hive
16 21 (1.00%) MariaDB
17 19 (0.90%) HBase
18 13 (0.62%) Riak
19 12 (0.57%) Neo4j
20 9 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 597 (28.33%) Jenkins
2 562 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 307 (14.57%) Cucumber
4 305 (14.48%) JIRA
5 281 (13.34%) Selenium
6 209 (9.92%) Subversion
7 135 (6.41%) JUnit
8 124 (5.89%) Maven
9 104 (4.94%) Vagrant
10 103 (4.89%) WebDriver
11 87 (4.13%) Bitbucket
12 78 (3.70%) RSpec
13 73 (3.46%) Ant
14 72 (3.42%) TeamCity
15 61 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 59 (2.80%) Calabash
17 56 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
18 45 (2.14%) Appium
18 45 (2.14%) SonarQube
19 43 (2.04%) Gradle
General
1 185 (8.78%) Finance
2 65 (3.08%) Banking
3 56 (2.66%) Games
4 47 (2.23%) Marketing
5 42 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.66%) Retail
7 23 (1.09%) Electronics
7 23 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.09%) Publishing
8 21 (1.00%) Back Office
9 13 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.19%) Legal
11 4 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.14%) Advertising
12 3 (0.14%) Front Office
13 2 (0.095%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.095%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.047%) Automotive
14 1 (0.047%) Billing
Job Titles
1 817 (38.78%) Developer
2 508 (24.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 180 (8.54%) Ruby Developer
4 179 (8.50%) Java Developer
5 148 (7.02%) Architect
6 139 (6.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 133 (6.31%) Linux Engineer
8 129 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
8 129 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
9 109 (5.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 109 (5.17%) Scala Developer
10 91 (4.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 85 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
12 83 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
13 80 (3.80%) Senior Developer
14 78 (3.70%) Tester
15 73 (3.46%) Test Engineer
16 64 (3.04%) Consultant
17 63 (2.99%) Technical Architect
18 61 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (21.64%) HTML
2 452 (21.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 411 (19.51%) CSS
4 297 (14.10%) Web Services
5 295 (14.00%) HTML5
6 282 (13.38%) REST
7 265 (12.58%) JSON
8 209 (9.92%) CSS3
9 184 (8.73%) Node.js
10 179 (8.50%) Spring
11 168 (7.97%) Django
12 167 (7.93%) AngularJS
13 164 (7.78%) Play Framework
14 153 (7.26%) .NET
15 151 (7.17%) Ajax
16 150 (7.12%) RESTful
17 120 (5.70%) jQuery
18 102 (4.84%) XML
19 94 (4.46%) Elastic Stack
20 79 (3.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 115 (5.46%) User Experience
2 73 (3.46%) Public Cloud
3 72 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (3.04%) Mobile App
5 42 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 33 (1.57%) Clustering
8 32 (1.52%) Data Centre
9 20 (0.95%) Blog
10 19 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (0.85%) Fintech
11 18 (0.85%) Replication
11 18 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 17 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.76%) Management Information System
13 16 (0.76%) Social Media
14 14 (0.66%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 997 (47.32%) Linux
2 249 (11.82%) Unix
3 217 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 195 (9.25%) CentOS
5 163 (7.74%) Windows
6 101 (4.79%) Ubuntu
7 56 (2.66%) Android
7 56 (2.66%) Apple iOS
8 38 (1.80%) Mac OS X
9 28 (1.33%) CoreOS
10 26 (1.23%) Mac OS
11 23 (1.09%) SUSE
12 14 (0.66%) AIX
12 14 (0.66%) Fedora
13 11 (0.52%) RancherOS
14 8 (0.38%) Debian
14 8 (0.38%) Solaris
14 8 (0.38%) Windows Server
15 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1218 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 847 (40.20%) DevOps
3 592 (28.10%) Continuous Integration
4 509 (24.16%) TDD
5 472 (22.40%) Configuration Management
6 421 (19.98%) Open Source
7 407 (19.32%) Scrum
8 333 (15.80%) BDD
9 244 (11.58%) Automated Testing
10 209 (9.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 191 (9.07%) Web Development
12 166 (7.88%) Kanban
13 161 (7.64%) Software Engineering
14 145 (6.88%) MVC
15 144 (6.83%) Microservices
16 138 (6.55%) Test Automation
17 133 (6.31%) OO
18 119 (5.65%) E-Commerce
19 109 (5.17%) Mentoring
20 99 (4.70%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1143 (54.25%) Python
2 910 (43.19%) Java
3 566 (26.86%) JavaScript
4 467 (22.16%) Bash Shell
5 366 (17.37%) Scala
6 324 (15.38%) Perl
7 246 (11.68%) SQL
8 230 (10.92%) C#
9 190 (9.02%) Go
10 162 (7.69%) PHP
11 99 (4.70%) Shell Script
12 77 (3.65%) C++
13 76 (3.61%) PowerShell
14 67 (3.18%) C
15 56 (2.66%) Groovy
16 24 (1.14%) Clojure
17 20 (0.95%) Haskell
18 19 (0.90%) Korn
19 16 (0.76%) Objective-C
19 16 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 232 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 145 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 43 (2.04%) Degree
4 34 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 24 (1.14%) ISEB
7 23 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
9 13 (0.62%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.38%) CCNA
10 8 (0.38%) CCNP
10 8 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.24%) MCSE
12 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.24%) VCDX
13 4 (0.19%) CISSP
13 4 (0.19%) RHCE
14 3 (0.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (7.59%) QA
2 35 (1.66%) SDET
3 24 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (0.66%) SLA
5 9 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.19%) WCAG
7 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.095%) GCP
9 1 (0.047%) FATCA
9 1 (0.047%) MiFID
9 1 (0.047%) PMO
System Software
1 464 (22.02%) Docker
2 76 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (1.90%) vSphere
5 37 (1.76%) vCloud
6 26 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 26 (1.23%) Squid
7 24 (1.14%) Postfix
8 22 (1.04%) HDFS
9 20 (0.95%) etcd
9 20 (0.95%) flannel
10 19 (0.90%) GlusterFS
10 19 (0.90%) Xen
11 18 (0.85%) XenServer
12 16 (0.76%) LXC
12 16 (0.76%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.52%) Shibboleth
14 10 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (0.38%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 674 (31.99%) Puppet
2 475 (22.54%) Ansible
3 445 (21.12%) Opscode Chef
4 181 (8.59%) Terraform
5 161 (7.64%) Kubernetes
6 107 (5.08%) Salt
7 104 (4.94%) Nagios
8 89 (4.22%) logstash
9 88 (4.18%) Kibana
10 65 (3.08%) ZABBIX
11 40 (1.90%) Mesos
12 37 (1.76%) Grafana
12 37 (1.76%) Rancher
13 35 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
14 33 (1.57%) Graphite
15 25 (1.19%) Cobbler
16 23 (1.09%) Zenoss
17 19 (0.90%) Consul
17 19 (0.90%) HAProxy
17 19 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 155 (7.36%) VMware
2 134 (6.36%) Oracle
3 131 (6.22%) Google
4 127 (6.03%) Red Hat
5 74 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 67 (3.18%) Atlassian
6 67 (3.18%) Splunk
7 51 (2.42%) Rackspace
8 32 (1.52%) SAP
9 25 (1.19%) EMC
10 24 (1.14%) New Relic
10 24 (1.14%) SaltStack
10 24 (1.14%) Sonatype
11 22 (1.04%) Cisco
12 18 (0.85%) Apigee
12 18 (0.85%) HP
13 17 (0.81%) Sitecore
14 16 (0.76%) Sybase
15 14 (0.66%) Xamarin
16 12 (0.57%) IBM
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