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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 96 131 137
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1194 873 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.34% 1.72% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 4.55% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 621 590
Median daily rate £463 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.25 £40.00 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.87% -75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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
19598 19198 18744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.84% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12665 12432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 410 449
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.72 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +10 650 £475 +5.55% 192
South East +62 201 £475 +21.01% 66
Yorkshire +31 111 £475 +31.03% 22
South West +16 64 £400 -9.85% 22
North West +5 62 £375 -11.76% 27
West Midlands +20 47 £398 -16.31% 10
East of England +12 34 £438 +52.17% 26
North East -35 17 £310 -21.51% 5
East Midlands -5 10 £340 -28.42% 5
Midlands -4 1 £500 -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 1252 (55.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1124 (50.00%) Python
3 1069 (47.55%) Linux
4 1052 (46.80%) Java
5 908 (40.39%) DevOps
6 802 (35.68%) Git (software)
7 761 (33.85%) Puppet
8 689 (30.65%) Jenkins
9 649 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
10 614 (27.31%) JavaScript
11 599 (26.65%) Continuous Integration
12 584 (25.98%) Configuration Management
13 526 (23.40%) Scrum
14 520 (23.13%) HTML
15 511 (22.73%) CSS
16 504 (22.42%) TDD
17 450 (20.02%) Opscode Chef
18 426 (18.95%) Ruby on Rails
19 403 (17.93%) Bash Shell
20 402 (17.88%) Unix
21 392 (17.44%) SQL
22 380 (16.90%) Docker
23 374 (16.64%) Open Source
24 371 (16.50%) Perl
25 370 (16.46%) Ansible
26 364 (16.19%) BDD
27 353 (15.70%) Scala
28 345 (15.35%) Cucumber
29 340 (15.12%) Web Services
30 316 (14.06%) 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
1 209 (9.30%) Node.js
1 209 (9.30%) OpenStack
2 170 (7.56%) Apache
3 152 (6.76%) Confluence
4 128 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 119 (5.29%) nginx
6 80 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
7 70 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
8 46 (2.05%) IIS
9 41 (1.82%) Jetty
10 31 (1.38%) Apache Spark
11 26 (1.16%) SAS
12 21 (0.93%) JBoss
12 21 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.89%) WordPress
14 19 (0.85%) CMS
14 19 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.80%) Drupal
16 17 (0.76%) Apache Pig
17 13 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 35 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.98%) MS Office
3 12 (0.53%) SPSS
4 11 (0.49%) Stata
5 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.089%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.089%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.089%) GIMP
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.044%) MS Project
9 1 (0.044%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.49%) Magento
3 9 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.22%) BigMachines
4 5 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.089%) Radian6
6 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.044%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.044%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 649 (28.87%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (9.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (6.45%) GitHub
4 84 (3.74%) PaaS
5 83 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
6 79 (3.51%) Heroku
7 68 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 64 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
9 38 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 33 (1.47%) IaaS
11 27 (1.20%) SaaS
12 26 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
12 26 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 20 (0.89%) Office 365
14 18 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 18 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 16 (0.71%) Route 53
16 11 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
16 11 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 262 (11.65%) HTTP
2 117 (5.20%) TCP/IP
3 59 (2.62%) DNS
4 56 (2.49%) Internet
5 47 (2.09%) SSL
6 33 (1.47%) Firewall
7 23 (1.02%) DHCP
8 22 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (0.71%) IPsec
9 16 (0.71%) SNMP
9 16 (0.71%) Wireshark
10 15 (0.67%) AMQP
10 15 (0.67%) VPN
10 15 (0.67%) WAN
11 14 (0.62%) FTP
11 14 (0.62%) LAN
11 14 (0.62%) SAN
12 13 (0.58%) LDAP
13 9 (0.40%) Network Security
14 8 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (12.63%) NoSQL
2 252 (11.21%) MongoDB
3 249 (11.08%) MySQL
4 186 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
5 155 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 126 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 111 (4.94%) Redis
8 98 (4.36%) SQL Server
9 68 (3.02%) Hadoop
10 60 (2.67%) Big Data
11 47 (2.09%) Neo4j
12 36 (1.60%) Oracle Database
13 28 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
14 26 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
14 26 (1.16%) MariaDB
14 26 (1.16%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.93%) HBase
16 20 (0.89%) CouchDB
17 19 (0.85%) Apache Hive
18 16 (0.71%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 802 (35.68%) Git (software)
2 689 (30.65%) Jenkins
3 345 (15.35%) Cucumber
4 310 (13.79%) JIRA
5 266 (11.83%) Subversion
6 232 (10.32%) Maven
7 223 (9.92%) Selenium
8 161 (7.16%) JUnit
9 123 (5.47%) Capybara
10 101 (4.49%) Vagrant
11 100 (4.45%) RSpec
12 79 (3.51%) TeamCity
13 78 (3.47%) Artifactory
13 78 (3.47%) GitLab
14 75 (3.34%) JMeter
15 68 (3.02%) WebDriver
16 63 (2.80%) Hudson
17 57 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 55 (2.45%) Ant
19 51 (2.27%) Gradle
General
1 224 (9.96%) Finance
2 99 (4.40%) Banking
3 48 (2.14%) Marketing
4 42 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 41 (1.82%) Retail
6 37 (1.65%) Games
7 24 (1.07%) Publishing
8 21 (0.93%) Electronics
8 21 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.53%) Law
9 12 (0.53%) Legal
10 11 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.31%) Advertising
13 4 (0.18%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.13%) Front Office
14 3 (0.13%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.089%) Back Office
16 1 (0.044%) International Banking
16 1 (0.044%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 890 (39.59%) Developer
2 502 (22.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 187 (8.32%) Java Developer
4 172 (7.65%) Ruby Developer
5 138 (6.14%) Architect
6 127 (5.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 120 (5.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 115 (5.12%) Linux Engineer
8 115 (5.12%) Scala Developer
9 114 (5.07%) Senior Developer
10 101 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
11 100 (4.45%) Tester
12 96 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 93 (4.14%) Agile Developer
13 93 (4.14%) Analyst
14 87 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
15 86 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
15 86 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 86 (3.83%) Test Analyst
16 80 (3.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (23.13%) HTML
2 511 (22.73%) CSS
3 426 (18.95%) Ruby on Rails
4 340 (15.12%) Web Services
5 264 (11.74%) REST
6 258 (11.48%) HTML5
7 228 (10.14%) .NET
8 207 (9.21%) CSS3
9 198 (8.81%) JSON
10 189 (8.41%) Spring
11 155 (6.90%) AngularJS
12 151 (6.72%) RESTful
13 129 (5.74%) Sensu
14 125 (5.56%) Ajax
15 123 (5.47%) Django
16 115 (5.12%) Play Framework
17 110 (4.89%) jQuery
18 105 (4.67%) Guice
19 100 (4.45%) RabbitMQ
20 97 (4.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (5.12%) User Experience
2 67 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 54 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 53 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 49 (2.18%) Visualisation
6 40 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 27 (1.20%) Fintech
10 22 (0.98%) Wiki
11 20 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 17 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
13 16 (0.71%) PKI
14 15 (0.67%) Clustering
14 15 (0.67%) IPTV
15 14 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
15 14 (0.62%) STB
16 12 (0.53%) Social Media
17 11 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1069 (47.55%) Linux
2 402 (17.88%) Unix
3 237 (10.54%) Windows
4 201 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 132 (5.87%) CentOS
6 130 (5.78%) Ubuntu
7 102 (4.54%) Mac OS X
8 77 (3.43%) CoreOS
9 49 (2.18%) Windows Server
10 39 (1.73%) Mac OS
11 30 (1.33%) Android
12 26 (1.16%) VMS
13 24 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.89%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.67%) Debian
15 15 (0.67%) SUSE
16 12 (0.53%) AIX
16 12 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.53%) Solaris
16 12 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1252 (55.69%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (40.39%) DevOps
3 599 (26.65%) Continuous Integration
4 584 (25.98%) Configuration Management
5 526 (23.40%) Scrum
6 504 (22.42%) TDD
7 374 (16.64%) Open Source
8 364 (16.19%) BDD
9 257 (11.43%) Software Engineering
10 225 (10.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 202 (8.99%) OO
12 178 (7.92%) Web Development
13 164 (7.30%) Automated Testing
14 155 (6.90%) MVC
15 153 (6.81%) Responsive Web Design
16 152 (6.76%) Test Automation
17 143 (6.36%) Front End Development
18 139 (6.18%) Web Design
19 125 (5.56%) Pair Programming
20 122 (5.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1124 (50.00%) Python
2 1052 (46.80%) Java
3 614 (27.31%) JavaScript
4 403 (17.93%) Bash Shell
5 392 (17.44%) SQL
6 371 (16.50%) Perl
7 353 (15.70%) Scala
8 284 (12.63%) C#
9 253 (11.25%) PHP
10 214 (9.52%) Go
11 195 (8.67%) PowerShell
12 155 (6.90%) Shell Script
13 146 (6.49%) C++
14 77 (3.43%) C
15 60 (2.67%) Groovy
16 45 (2.00%) PL/SQL
17 35 (1.56%) Clojure
18 27 (1.20%) Objective-C
19 25 (1.11%) R
20 22 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 316 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 222 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 86 (3.83%) Degree
4 44 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 43 (1.91%) ISEB
5 43 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 38 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 28 (1.25%) AWS Certification
8 23 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.76%) BC Cleared
10 16 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.36%) MCSE
12 7 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.27%) EMC Certification
13 6 (0.27%) PhD
13 6 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.22%) CCNA
14 5 (0.22%) CCNP
15 4 (0.18%) MCITP
15 4 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (5.92%) QA
2 45 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.76%) SDET
4 8 (0.36%) WCAG
5 4 (0.18%) WAI
6 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.13%) SLA
7 2 (0.089%) GPG13
7 2 (0.089%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.044%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.044%) MiFID
System Software
1 380 (16.90%) Docker
2 169 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (4.76%) vSphere
4 77 (3.43%) Active Directory
5 74 (3.29%) GlusterFS
6 70 (3.11%) Ceph
7 28 (1.25%) Xen
8 21 (0.93%) Hyper-V
9 17 (0.76%) vCloud
10 15 (0.67%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.58%) KVM
12 12 (0.53%) XenServer
13 8 (0.36%) NFS
14 7 (0.31%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.22%) Samba
15 5 (0.22%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.18%) GFS2
16 4 (0.18%) iptables
16 4 (0.18%) OCFS2
16 4 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 761 (33.85%) Puppet
2 450 (20.02%) Opscode Chef
3 370 (16.46%) Ansible
4 132 (5.87%) Graphite
5 130 (5.78%) Kubernetes
6 117 (5.20%) logstash
7 101 (4.49%) Nagios
8 92 (4.09%) HAProxy
9 76 (3.38%) Packer
10 63 (2.80%) Salt
11 57 (2.54%) SCCM
12 56 (2.49%) Terraform
13 55 (2.45%) Uchiwa
13 55 (2.45%) ZABBIX
14 54 (2.40%) Kibana
15 45 (2.00%) Grafana
16 38 (1.69%) SCOM
17 25 (1.11%) Cobbler
18 19 (0.85%) SELinux
19 18 (0.80%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 237 (10.54%) VMware
2 162 (7.21%) Oracle
3 147 (6.54%) Red Hat
4 135 (6.01%) Google
4 135 (6.01%) Microsoft
5 93 (4.14%) Splunk
6 73 (3.25%) Atlassian
7 42 (1.87%) HP
8 33 (1.47%) Rackspace
9 28 (1.25%) IBM
10 25 (1.11%) Cisco
10 25 (1.11%) ForgeRock
10 25 (1.11%) MuleSoft
10 25 (1.11%) Sitecore
11 24 (1.07%) Dell
11 24 (1.07%) SAP
11 24 (1.07%) SOASTA, Inc
12 22 (0.98%) New Relic
13 19 (0.85%) EMC
14 16 (0.71%) Telerik
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arrows Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £60,000 - £90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good market rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Neogtiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £365 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago