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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 95 117 131
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1211 913 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.42% 1.82% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.24% 4.80% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 667 631
Median daily rate £468 £445 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -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
19400 19009 17998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 37.91% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13535 12804 12054
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 393 425
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +11 690 £475 +5.55% 232
South East +74 185 £450 +12.50% 53
Yorkshire +31 112 £468 +3.88% 31
North West +6 65 £403 -8.00% 34
South West +4 61 £406 -4.41% 24
East of England 0 36 £475 +46.15% 21
West Midlands +14 31 £370 -25.25% 12
East Midlands -2 16 £340 -28.42% 9
North East -53 15 £311 -36.47% 3
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1223 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1158 (51.56%) Python
3 1110 (49.42%) Linux
4 1015 (45.19%) Java
5 943 (41.99%) DevOps
6 786 (35.00%) Puppet
7 785 (34.95%) Git (software)
8 673 (29.96%) Jenkins
9 662 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
10 621 (27.65%) JavaScript
11 606 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
12 581 (25.87%) Configuration Management
13 534 (23.78%) HTML
14 525 (23.37%) CSS
15 492 (21.91%) TDD
16 476 (21.19%) Scrum
17 469 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
18 456 (20.30%) Ruby on Rails
19 414 (18.43%) Bash Shell
20 401 (17.85%) Ansible
21 393 (17.50%) Docker
22 389 (17.32%) Unix
23 387 (17.23%) SQL
23 387 (17.23%) Perl
24 375 (16.70%) Open Source
25 364 (16.21%) Scala
26 331 (14.74%) BDD
27 312 (13.89%) JIRA
28 308 (13.71%) Web Services
29 305 (13.58%) 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
1 210 (9.35%) OpenStack
2 189 (8.41%) Node.js
3 175 (7.79%) Confluence
4 149 (6.63%) Apache
5 137 (6.10%) Tomcat
6 135 (6.01%) nginx
7 86 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
8 70 (3.12%) Cloud Foundry
9 51 (2.27%) IIS
10 40 (1.78%) Jetty
11 28 (1.25%) Apache Spark
11 28 (1.25%) SAS
12 26 (1.16%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.07%) WebLogic
14 23 (1.02%) JBoss
15 21 (0.93%) CMS
16 18 (0.80%) WordPress
17 17 (0.76%) Apache Pig
17 17 (0.76%) Drupal
18 13 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (1.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.58%) SPSS
3 12 (0.53%) MS Office
3 12 (0.53%) Stata
4 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.089%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.089%) GIMP
7 1 (0.045%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.58%) Magento
3 5 (0.22%) BigMachines
3 5 (0.22%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.089%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.089%) Radian6
5 1 (0.045%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.045%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.045%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.045%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 662 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
2 225 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 160 (7.12%) GitHub
4 93 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (3.70%) PaaS
6 78 (3.47%) Heroku
7 72 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 68 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (1.74%) Amazon S3
10 35 (1.56%) IaaS
11 31 (1.38%) SaaS
12 28 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
13 24 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 20 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 20 (0.89%) Route 53
16 16 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 16 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
18 9 (0.40%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 268 (11.93%) HTTP
2 114 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 68 (3.03%) DNS
4 48 (2.14%) SSL
5 47 (2.09%) Internet
6 31 (1.38%) Firewall
7 27 (1.20%) DHCP
8 21 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (0.80%) IPsec
9 18 (0.80%) SNMP
10 17 (0.76%) FTP
10 17 (0.76%) SAN
11 16 (0.71%) VPN
12 15 (0.67%) AMQP
13 13 (0.58%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.49%) Network Security
15 10 (0.45%) LAN
15 10 (0.45%) OpenVPN
15 10 (0.45%) WAN
16 9 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (13.09%) NoSQL
2 282 (12.56%) MySQL
3 253 (11.26%) MongoDB
4 196 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
5 167 (7.44%) Relational Database
6 124 (5.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 110 (4.90%) Redis
8 91 (4.05%) SQL Server
9 67 (2.98%) Hadoop
10 55 (2.45%) Big Data
11 47 (2.09%) Neo4j
12 36 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
14 30 (1.34%) MariaDB
15 24 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
16 23 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 22 (0.98%) HBase
18 21 (0.93%) Apache Hive
18 21 (0.93%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 785 (34.95%) Git (software)
2 673 (29.96%) Jenkins
3 312 (13.89%) JIRA
4 280 (12.47%) Cucumber
5 270 (12.02%) Subversion
6 212 (9.44%) Selenium
7 198 (8.82%) Maven
8 163 (7.26%) JUnit
9 117 (5.21%) Vagrant
10 96 (4.27%) Capybara
11 95 (4.23%) TeamCity
12 92 (4.10%) Artifactory
13 91 (4.05%) GitLab
14 87 (3.87%) RSpec
15 67 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 64 (2.85%) Hudson
16 64 (2.85%) WebDriver
17 62 (2.76%) JMeter
18 56 (2.49%) Ant
19 44 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 227 (10.11%) Finance
2 97 (4.32%) Banking
3 46 (2.05%) Marketing
4 45 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 44 (1.96%) Games
5 44 (1.96%) Retail
6 24 (1.07%) Publishing
7 21 (0.93%) Electronics
7 21 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 12 (0.53%) Legal
9 11 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.49%) Law
10 8 (0.36%) Advertising
11 6 (0.27%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.13%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.089%) Back Office
13 2 (0.089%) Billing
14 1 (0.045%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.045%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 905 (40.29%) Developer
2 550 (24.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 195 (8.68%) Java Developer
4 178 (7.93%) Ruby Developer
5 134 (5.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 125 (5.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 123 (5.48%) Architect
7 123 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
8 119 (5.30%) Scala Developer
9 106 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 102 (4.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 95 (4.23%) Agile Developer
12 94 (4.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 91 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
14 87 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
15 84 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
16 83 (3.70%) Software Developer
17 80 (3.56%) Tester
18 75 (3.34%) Ruby Engineer
19 71 (3.16%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (23.78%) HTML
2 525 (23.37%) CSS
3 456 (20.30%) Ruby on Rails
4 308 (13.71%) Web Services
5 270 (12.02%) HTML5
6 261 (11.62%) REST
7 214 (9.53%) CSS3
8 207 (9.22%) .NET
9 196 (8.73%) Spring
10 188 (8.37%) JSON
11 152 (6.77%) AngularJS
12 146 (6.50%) RESTful
13 137 (6.10%) Sensu
14 133 (5.92%) Django
15 131 (5.83%) Ajax
16 122 (5.43%) Play Framework
17 105 (4.67%) Guice
17 105 (4.67%) jQuery
18 103 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
19 99 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (4.90%) User Experience
2 59 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 56 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 53 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 52 (2.32%) Visualisation
6 42 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.51%) Public Cloud
9 22 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 20 (0.89%) Fintech
10 20 (0.89%) Wiki
11 18 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
12 15 (0.67%) PKI
13 14 (0.62%) Clustering
13 14 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
13 14 (0.62%) Hedge funds
13 14 (0.62%) Social Media
14 13 (0.58%) IPTV
15 12 (0.53%) STB
16 11 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1110 (49.42%) Linux
2 389 (17.32%) Unix
3 233 (10.37%) Windows
4 182 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 123 (5.48%) CentOS
6 113 (5.03%) Ubuntu
7 108 (4.81%) Mac OS X
8 88 (3.92%) CoreOS
9 47 (2.09%) Windows Server
10 36 (1.60%) Mac OS
11 31 (1.38%) Android
12 24 (1.07%) VMS
12 24 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.71%) Debian
14 16 (0.71%) Solaris
15 13 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (0.58%) SUSE
16 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.40%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1223 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
2 943 (41.99%) DevOps
3 606 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
4 581 (25.87%) Configuration Management
5 492 (21.91%) TDD
6 476 (21.19%) Scrum
7 375 (16.70%) Open Source
8 331 (14.74%) BDD
9 248 (11.04%) Software Engineering
10 227 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 188 (8.37%) Web Development
12 187 (8.33%) OO
13 174 (7.75%) Automated Testing
14 161 (7.17%) Responsive Web Design
15 149 (6.63%) Web Design
16 147 (6.54%) Front End Development
17 145 (6.46%) MVC
18 130 (5.79%) Test Automation
19 121 (5.39%) E-Commerce
20 118 (5.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1158 (51.56%) Python
2 1015 (45.19%) Java
3 621 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 414 (18.43%) Bash Shell
5 387 (17.23%) Perl
5 387 (17.23%) SQL
6 364 (16.21%) Scala
7 274 (12.20%) C#
8 243 (10.82%) Go
9 242 (10.77%) PHP
10 199 (8.86%) PowerShell
11 157 (6.99%) Shell Script
12 143 (6.37%) C++
13 76 (3.38%) C
14 46 (2.05%) PL/SQL
15 41 (1.83%) Groovy
16 34 (1.51%) Clojure
17 25 (1.11%) R
18 22 (0.98%) Objective-C
19 21 (0.93%) Korn
Qualifications
1 305 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 216 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 84 (3.74%) Degree
4 43 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.60%) ISEB
6 35 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 34 (1.51%) ISTQB
8 24 (1.07%) AWS Certification
9 21 (0.93%) BC Cleared
10 18 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (0.49%) MCSE
13 6 (0.27%) EMC Certification
13 6 (0.27%) PhD
13 6 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.22%) CCNP
14 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.18%) MCITP
15 4 (0.18%) VCAP
16 3 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.25%) QA
2 40 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.53%) SDET
4 8 (0.36%) WCAG
5 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.18%) WAI
6 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.089%) GPG13
7 2 (0.089%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.045%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.045%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.045%) MiFID
System Software
1 393 (17.50%) Docker
2 157 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (4.50%) vSphere
4 90 (4.01%) etcd
4 90 (4.01%) flannel
5 83 (3.70%) GlusterFS
6 79 (3.52%) Ceph
7 61 (2.72%) Active Directory
8 34 (1.51%) Xen
9 25 (1.11%) Hyper-V
10 19 (0.85%) vCloud
11 18 (0.80%) KVM
12 12 (0.53%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.53%) XenServer
13 9 (0.40%) NFS
14 7 (0.31%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.27%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.18%) GFS2
16 4 (0.18%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 786 (35.00%) Puppet
2 469 (20.88%) Opscode Chef
3 401 (17.85%) Ansible
4 149 (6.63%) Kubernetes
5 135 (6.01%) logstash
6 132 (5.88%) Graphite
7 111 (4.94%) Nagios
8 104 (4.63%) HAProxy
9 88 (3.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 87 (3.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 76 (3.38%) Packer
12 66 (2.94%) Kibana
12 66 (2.94%) Salt
13 62 (2.76%) Terraform
14 55 (2.45%) Uchiwa
15 52 (2.32%) SCCM
16 45 (2.00%) Grafana
17 43 (1.91%) ZABBIX
18 32 (1.42%) SCOM
19 27 (1.20%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 232 (10.33%) VMware
2 164 (7.30%) Google
2 164 (7.30%) Oracle
3 158 (7.03%) Red Hat
4 123 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 95 (4.23%) Splunk
6 76 (3.38%) Atlassian
7 39 (1.74%) HP
7 39 (1.74%) Rackspace
8 28 (1.25%) Cisco
9 26 (1.16%) ForgeRock
9 26 (1.16%) IBM
9 26 (1.16%) MuleSoft
10 25 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 24 (1.07%) SAP
12 22 (0.98%) Dell
12 22 (0.98%) EMC
13 20 (0.89%) New Relic
14 16 (0.71%) CenturyLink
14 16 (0.71%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £280 to £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £550 per day (Dependent on XP)
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago