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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 91 126 139
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1278 982 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.58% 1.86% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 4.84% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 781 659
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
20346 20282 19467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.44% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14108 13936 12768
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 479 387
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +24 784 £500 +8.10% 230
Yorkshire +55 123 £450 +5.88% 23
South East +34 118 £475 +18.75% 61
North West +19 74 £416 -5.71% 45
South West -22 44 £456 +8.63% 18
East of England +25 38 £450 - 24
North East -43 38 £434 -8.20% 6
West Midlands -13 30 £475 +16.92% 14
East Midlands +1 27 £388 +3.33% 6
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1341 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1264 (50.18%) Python
3 1213 (48.15%) Linux
4 1051 (41.72%) DevOps
5 948 (37.63%) Java
6 851 (33.78%) Puppet
7 847 (33.62%) Amazon AWS
8 785 (31.16%) Jenkins
9 713 (28.30%) Git (software)
10 711 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
11 629 (24.97%) JavaScript
12 574 (22.79%) TDD
13 560 (22.23%) Scrum
14 553 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
15 551 (21.87%) HTML
16 538 (21.36%) Ansible
17 521 (20.68%) Configuration Management
18 510 (20.25%) CSS
18 510 (20.25%) Ruby on Rails
19 495 (19.65%) Docker
20 481 (19.09%) Open Source
21 443 (17.59%) Bash Shell
22 399 (15.84%) Perl
23 395 (15.68%) PostgreSQL
24 389 (15.44%) Scala
25 382 (15.16%) BDD
26 376 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
27 366 (14.53%) MySQL
28 357 (14.17%) JIRA
29 322 (12.78%) NoSQL

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
1 253 (10.04%) Confluence
2 243 (9.65%) Apache
3 212 (8.42%) Elasticsearch
4 180 (7.15%) Tomcat
5 169 (6.71%) OpenStack
6 134 (5.32%) nginx
7 74 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 69 (2.74%) WebSphere
9 60 (2.38%) WebLogic
10 47 (1.87%) IIS
11 33 (1.31%) Apache Spark
12 32 (1.27%) JBoss
13 31 (1.23%) Jetty
14 25 (0.99%) Apache Solr
15 24 (0.95%) CMS
16 20 (0.79%) Drupal
17 16 (0.64%) Mongrel
18 15 (0.60%) SAS
18 15 (0.60%) WordPress
19 12 (0.48%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 77 (3.06%) HipChat
2 20 (0.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.20%) SPSS
3 5 (0.20%) Stata
4 4 (0.16%) MS Office
5 3 (0.12%) InVision
5 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.079%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.040%) InDesign
7 1 (0.040%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.040%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 21 (0.83%) Magento
2 13 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.079%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.079%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.079%) Radian6
4 2 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.040%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.040%) Maximo
5 1 (0.040%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.040%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.040%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 1 (0.040%) Relativity
5 1 (0.040%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 847 (33.62%) Amazon AWS
2 207 (8.22%) GitHub
3 205 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 135 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
5 92 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 85 (3.37%) PaaS
7 79 (3.14%) Amazon S3
8 74 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
9 66 (2.62%) Heroku
10 52 (2.06%) IaaS
11 41 (1.63%) SaaS
12 27 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
13 26 (1.03%) Route 53
14 23 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 22 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 20 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 19 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
18 18 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 15 (0.60%) CloudFront
20 14 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 224 (8.89%) HTTP
2 172 (6.83%) DNS
3 147 (5.84%) TCP/IP
4 95 (3.77%) SSH
5 91 (3.61%) OpenVPN
6 80 (3.18%) OpenLDAP
7 74 (2.94%) SSL
8 73 (2.90%) VPN
9 56 (2.22%) Internet
10 50 (1.98%) Firewall
11 29 (1.15%) DHCP
12 27 (1.07%) ICMP
13 24 (0.95%) IPsec
14 23 (0.91%) Network Security
15 22 (0.87%) LDAP
16 20 (0.79%) FTP
17 18 (0.71%) SNMP
18 16 (0.64%) SAN
19 15 (0.60%) AMQP
20 13 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (15.68%) PostgreSQL
2 366 (14.53%) MySQL
3 322 (12.78%) NoSQL
4 291 (11.55%) MongoDB
5 152 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 148 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 140 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 101 (4.01%) Redis
9 87 (3.45%) SQL Server
10 66 (2.62%) Big Data
11 59 (2.34%) RDBMS
12 54 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 43 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.23%) Oracle Database
15 27 (1.07%) HBase
15 27 (1.07%) Neo4j
16 25 (0.99%) DB2
17 20 (0.79%) Apache Hive
18 15 (0.60%) CouchDB
19 14 (0.56%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 785 (31.16%) Jenkins
2 713 (28.30%) Git (software)
3 357 (14.17%) JIRA
4 281 (11.16%) Cucumber
5 257 (10.20%) Subversion
6 234 (9.29%) JUnit
7 229 (9.09%) Selenium
8 192 (7.62%) Maven
9 153 (6.07%) Ant
10 132 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
11 124 (4.92%) Vagrant
12 118 (4.68%) SonarQube
13 116 (4.61%) TeamCity
14 114 (4.53%) Bitbucket
15 79 (3.14%) WebDriver
16 78 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 78 (3.10%) JIRA Agile
17 77 (3.06%) Liquibase
18 76 (3.02%) RSpec
19 69 (2.74%) Travis CI
General
1 246 (9.77%) Finance
2 76 (3.02%) Banking
2 76 (3.02%) Retail
3 42 (1.67%) Games
4 35 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.27%) Marketing
6 28 (1.11%) Publishing
7 22 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 16 (0.64%) Electronics
9 14 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.44%) Advertising
12 9 (0.36%) Law
13 5 (0.20%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.12%) Billing
15 2 (0.079%) Automotive
15 2 (0.079%) Back Office
15 2 (0.079%) Front Office
15 2 (0.079%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.040%) Legal
Job Titles
1 946 (37.55%) Developer
2 691 (27.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 244 (9.69%) Ruby Developer
4 203 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 172 (6.83%) Linux Engineer
6 151 (5.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 149 (5.92%) AWS Engineer
8 147 (5.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 144 (5.72%) AWS DevOps
10 137 (5.44%) Senior DevOps
11 127 (5.04%) Architect
12 120 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 112 (4.45%) Scala Developer
14 106 (4.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 97 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 95 (3.77%) Senior Developer
17 85 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
18 82 (3.26%) Agile Developer
19 75 (2.98%) Tester
20 74 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 551 (21.87%) HTML
2 510 (20.25%) CSS
2 510 (20.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 318 (12.62%) HTML5
4 306 (12.15%) Web Services
5 288 (11.43%) REST
6 273 (10.84%) JSON
7 245 (9.73%) CSS3
8 203 (8.06%) Node.js
9 195 (7.74%) AngularJS
10 180 (7.15%) Ajax
11 176 (6.99%) Play Framework
12 172 (6.83%) Spring
13 170 (6.75%) Django
14 168 (6.67%) RESTful
15 167 (6.63%) .NET
16 131 (5.20%) ELK Stack
17 100 (3.97%) MCollective
18 98 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
19 97 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 127 (5.04%) User Experience
2 109 (4.33%) Public Cloud
3 80 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 68 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 64 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (2.06%) Computer Science
7 39 (1.55%) Clustering
8 31 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 25 (0.99%) Blog
10 23 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (0.91%) Hedge funds
10 23 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 21 (0.83%) Virtual Team
11 21 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 19 (0.75%) Semantic Web
12 19 (0.75%) Social Media
13 18 (0.71%) Wiki
14 16 (0.64%) Fintech
14 16 (0.64%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1213 (48.15%) Linux
2 290 (11.51%) Unix
3 230 (9.13%) CentOS
4 197 (7.82%) Windows
5 165 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 103 (4.09%) Ubuntu
7 74 (2.94%) CoreOS
8 64 (2.54%) Apple iOS
9 62 (2.46%) Android
10 42 (1.67%) Windows Server
11 40 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 30 (1.19%) Solaris
13 23 (0.91%) RancherOS
14 20 (0.79%) AIX
15 17 (0.67%) Debian
16 15 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (0.56%) Fedora
17 14 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (0.48%) SUSE
19 8 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1341 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1051 (41.72%) DevOps
3 711 (28.23%) Continuous Integration
4 574 (22.79%) TDD
5 560 (22.23%) Scrum
6 521 (20.68%) Configuration Management
7 481 (19.09%) Open Source
8 382 (15.16%) BDD
9 376 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 242 (9.61%) Automated Testing
11 221 (8.77%) Kanban
12 206 (8.18%) E-Commerce
13 200 (7.94%) Software Engineering
14 192 (7.62%) Web Development
15 158 (6.27%) Mentoring
16 148 (5.88%) MVC
17 147 (5.84%) Test Automation
18 143 (5.68%) OO
19 135 (5.36%) Microservices
20 131 (5.20%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1264 (50.18%) Python
2 948 (37.63%) Java
3 629 (24.97%) JavaScript
4 443 (17.59%) Bash Shell
5 399 (15.84%) Perl
6 389 (15.44%) Scala
7 279 (11.08%) PHP
8 278 (11.04%) SQL
9 253 (10.04%) Go
10 238 (9.45%) C#
11 166 (6.59%) Shell Script
12 127 (5.04%) PowerShell
13 94 (3.73%) C++
14 58 (2.30%) C
15 33 (1.31%) Clojure
16 24 (0.95%) Groovy
17 21 (0.83%) Objective-C
17 21 (0.83%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.71%) Korn
19 17 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 289 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 211 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 87 (3.45%) Degree
4 46 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 44 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
6 34 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 26 (1.03%) ISEB
8 23 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.71%) CHECK Team Member
10 12 (0.48%) AWS Certification
11 10 (0.40%) MCSE
11 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.28%) CISSP
13 6 (0.24%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.20%) CCNP
14 5 (0.20%) CEH
14 5 (0.20%) GIAC
14 5 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (6.55%) QA
2 44 (1.75%) SDET
3 25 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.28%) SLA
6 5 (0.20%) GCP
6 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.12%) HL7
8 3 (0.12%) WCAG
9 1 (0.040%) BS25999
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.040%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.040%) MiFID
9 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 495 (19.65%) Docker
2 115 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (4.29%) vCloud
4 86 (3.41%) etcd
5 85 (3.37%) Squid
6 83 (3.29%) flannel
7 80 (3.18%) Postfix
8 64 (2.54%) GlusterFS
9 56 (2.22%) vSphere
10 45 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
11 40 (1.59%) Active Directory
11 40 (1.59%) Ceph
12 29 (1.15%) Hyper-V
13 25 (0.99%) GFS2
13 25 (0.99%) OCFS2
14 23 (0.91%) Xen
15 17 (0.67%) KVM
15 17 (0.67%) NFS
16 14 (0.56%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 851 (33.78%) Puppet
2 553 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
3 538 (21.36%) Ansible
4 252 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 210 (8.34%) Terraform
6 159 (6.31%) logstash
7 130 (5.16%) Kibana
8 113 (4.49%) ZABBIX
9 105 (4.17%) Rancher
10 82 (3.26%) Nagios
11 74 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 74 (2.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 59 (2.34%) HAProxy
13 54 (2.14%) Graphite
14 52 (2.06%) Salt
15 48 (1.91%) Packer
16 43 (1.71%) Mesos
16 43 (1.71%) rkt
17 38 (1.51%) Consul
18 30 (1.19%) Marathon
Vendors
1 246 (9.77%) VMware
2 221 (8.77%) Oracle
3 153 (6.07%) Google
4 138 (5.48%) Atlassian
5 137 (5.44%) Red Hat
6 90 (3.57%) Sonatype
7 85 (3.37%) Microsoft
8 81 (3.22%) Splunk
9 68 (2.70%) Rackspace
10 40 (1.59%) IBM
11 30 (1.19%) HP
12 26 (1.03%) SaltStack
13 25 (0.99%) EMC
14 21 (0.83%) Cisco
14 21 (0.83%) SAP
15 19 (0.75%) Teradata
16 18 (0.71%) MuleSoft
17 17 (0.67%) Twitter
18 16 (0.64%) Facebook
19 15 (0.60%) New Relic
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £540 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago