The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 122 116 150
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +34
Contract jobs citing Ruby 939 933 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.77% 1.85% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 4.95% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 708 570
Average daily rate
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£438 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
20515 18848 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.60% 37.46% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 12142 12158
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 383 513
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 540 £463 +8.82% 196
South East -15 79 £425 - 47
South West 0 69 £400 - 32
North West -19 59 £438 +2.94% 27
East of England +36 57 £400 +10.34% 18
North East -2 55 £475 +26.66% 13
Yorkshire 0 51 £425 -23.07% 31
East Midlands +3 21 £406 +8.33% 9
West Midlands -1 12 £400 +23.07% 15
Midlands - 3 £500 -
Ruby
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Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 933 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 805 (43.97%) Java
3 751 (41.02%) Python
4 699 (38.18%) Linux
5 618 (33.75%) DevOps
6 561 (30.64%) Puppet
7 558 (30.48%) TDD
8 544 (29.71%) JavaScript
9 502 (27.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 490 (26.76%) Opscode Chef
11 488 (26.65%) Git (software)
12 445 (24.30%) HTML
13 435 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
13 435 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
14 431 (23.54%) Jenkins
15 383 (20.92%) CSS
16 359 (19.61%) Configuration Management
17 355 (19.39%) UNIX
18 344 (18.79%) Scrum
19 341 (18.62%) BDD
20 312 (17.04%) MySQL
21 306 (16.71%) MongoDB
22 305 (16.66%) Perl
23 297 (16.22%) Web Services
24 290 (15.84%) SQL
25 274 (14.96%) PHP
26 272 (14.86%) Cucumber
27 270 (14.75%) Open Source
28 257 (14.04%) Bash Shell
29 245 (13.38%) Ansible

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 196 (10.70%) Node.js
2 146 (7.97%) Apache
3 116 (6.34%) Tomcat
4 81 (4.42%) OpenStack
5 78 (4.26%) nginx
6 68 (3.71%) Confluence
7 47 (2.57%) JBoss
8 41 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 35 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
10 32 (1.75%) Jetty
11 26 (1.42%) MQSeries
12 23 (1.26%) IIS
12 23 (1.26%) Drupal
13 22 (1.20%) CMS
14 19 (1.04%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.98%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.82%) Mule ESB
17 14 (0.76%) SharePoint
18 11 (0.60%) Apache Spark
19 9 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.22%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.22%) Maple
4 4 (0.22%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.38%) Magento
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) HFM
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.11%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.055%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.055%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.055%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.055%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 435 (23.76%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 41 (2.24%) Heroku
6 39 (2.13%) GitHub
6 39 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 35 (1.91%) IaaS
8 29 (1.58%) SaaS
8 29 (1.58%) PaaS
9 27 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 12 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.49%) Google App Engine
14 8 (0.44%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.44%) SoftLayer
14 8 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
15 7 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (6.17%) HTTP
2 91 (4.97%) Internet
3 78 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 69 (3.77%) Firewall
5 53 (2.89%) DNS
6 47 (2.57%) SSL
7 46 (2.51%) VPN
8 30 (1.64%) Network Security
9 28 (1.53%) LDAP
10 23 (1.26%) SNMP
10 23 (1.26%) DHCP
11 17 (0.93%) Wireless
11 17 (0.93%) SSH
12 16 (0.87%) DMZ
13 15 (0.82%) Unified Communications
14 14 (0.76%) Converged Networks
15 13 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
16 12 (0.66%) Wireshark
17 11 (0.60%) SMTP
17 11 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (17.04%) MySQL
2 306 (16.71%) MongoDB
3 200 (10.92%) NoSQL
4 166 (9.07%) PostgreSQL
5 104 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 86 (4.70%) SQL Server
7 85 (4.64%) Redis
8 81 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 51 (2.79%) Hadoop
10 50 (2.73%) Big Data
11 25 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.66%) HBase
15 9 (0.49%) Neo4j
15 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.44%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 488 (26.65%) Git (software)
2 431 (23.54%) Jenkins
3 272 (14.86%) Cucumber
4 220 (12.02%) Subversion
5 208 (11.36%) Selenium
6 157 (8.57%) RSpec
7 143 (7.81%) JIRA
8 98 (5.35%) Maven
9 80 (4.37%) WebDriver
10 69 (3.77%) JUnit
11 61 (3.33%) TeamCity
12 57 (3.11%) Hudson
13 53 (2.89%) Ant
14 47 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (2.57%) Capybara
15 45 (2.46%) JMeter
16 35 (1.91%) Gerrit
17 33 (1.80%) Gradle
17 33 (1.80%) Mercurial
18 30 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 162 (8.85%) Finance
2 38 (2.08%) Marketing
3 36 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 34 (1.86%) Banking
5 24 (1.31%) Publishing
5 24 (1.31%) Games
6 21 (1.15%) Retail
7 14 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.55%) Electronics
9 9 (0.49%) Front Office
10 7 (0.38%) Law
11 5 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.22%) Billing
12 4 (0.22%) Advertising
12 4 (0.22%) Back Office
13 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.16%) Legal
14 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.11%) Automotive
15 1 (0.055%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 743 (40.58%) Developer
2 341 (18.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 199 (10.87%) Architect
4 167 (9.12%) Ruby Developer
5 136 (7.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 110 (6.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 108 (5.90%) Java Developer
8 104 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 79 (4.31%) Technical Architect
10 62 (3.39%) Administrator
11 56 (3.06%) Analyst
12 55 (3.00%) Software Engineer
13 53 (2.89%) Consultant
14 52 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
14 52 (2.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 51 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
16 49 (2.68%) Tester
17 48 (2.62%) Linux Administrator
18 45 (2.46%) Test Analyst
19 44 (2.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (27.42%) Ruby on Rails
2 445 (24.30%) HTML
3 383 (20.92%) CSS
4 297 (16.22%) Web Services
5 215 (11.74%) .NET
5 215 (11.74%) HTML5
6 162 (8.85%) REST
7 157 (8.57%) RESTful
8 152 (8.30%) AngularJS
9 131 (7.15%) JSON
10 108 (5.90%) Spring
10 108 (5.90%) CSS3
11 104 (5.68%) jQuery
12 99 (5.41%) Django
13 79 (4.31%) XML
14 78 (4.26%) LAMP
14 78 (4.26%) Play Framework
15 75 (4.10%) Backbone.js
16 74 (4.04%) Sinatra
17 67 (3.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (4.53%) User Experience
2 75 (4.10%) Mobile App
3 51 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.40%) Visualisation
5 40 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.02%) Data Centre
7 34 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 20 (1.09%) Clustering
10 20 (1.09%) Statistics
11 17 (0.93%) Social Media
11 17 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 15 (0.82%) Tandem
14 12 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.60%) IPTV
15 11 (0.60%) PKI
15 11 (0.60%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.60%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 699 (38.18%) Linux
2 355 (19.39%) UNIX
3 148 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 123 (6.72%) Windows
5 85 (4.64%) Ubuntu
6 83 (4.53%) CentOS
7 62 (3.39%) Mac OS X
8 37 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 36 (1.97%) Android
10 24 (1.31%) Solaris
11 20 (1.09%) Debian
12 16 (0.87%) SUSE
13 11 (0.60%) AIX
14 10 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.33%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 933 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (33.75%) DevOps
3 558 (30.48%) TDD
4 435 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
5 359 (19.61%) Configuration Management
6 344 (18.79%) Scrum
7 341 (18.62%) BDD
8 270 (14.75%) Open Source
9 166 (9.07%) E-Commerce
10 149 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 144 (7.86%) MVC
12 141 (7.70%) Software Engineering
13 134 (7.32%) Web Development
14 129 (7.05%) Kanban
15 120 (6.55%) Test Automation
16 110 (6.01%) OO
17 107 (5.84%) Pair Programming
18 90 (4.92%) SOA
19 87 (4.75%) Mentoring
20 72 (3.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 805 (43.97%) Java
2 751 (41.02%) Python
3 544 (29.71%) JavaScript
4 305 (16.66%) Perl
5 290 (15.84%) SQL
6 274 (14.96%) PHP
7 257 (14.04%) Bash Shell
8 234 (12.78%) Scala
9 204 (11.14%) C#
10 139 (7.59%) C++
11 93 (5.08%) Shell Script
12 92 (5.02%) Groovy
13 64 (3.50%) Go
14 50 (2.73%) PowerShell
15 48 (2.62%) Clojure
16 37 (2.02%) C
17 19 (1.04%) VB
18 18 (0.98%) Objective-C
19 14 (0.76%) VBA
20 13 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 114 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 90 (4.92%) Degree
3 45 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 20 (1.09%) ISEB
6 17 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.44%) CCNP
9 6 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.33%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.27%) CCSA
10 5 (0.27%) CCIP
10 5 (0.27%) CCIE
10 5 (0.27%) CCDA
11 4 (0.22%) CCNA
11 4 (0.22%) RHCE
12 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.11%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (8.36%) QA
2 14 (0.76%) SLA
3 8 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.16%) BS25999
5 1 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 171 (9.34%) Docker
2 91 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.13%) vCloud
4 24 (1.31%) vSphere
4 24 (1.31%) Varnish
5 17 (0.93%) KVM
6 15 (0.82%) VirtualBox
7 14 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.66%) Active Directory
9 8 (0.44%) LXC
10 7 (0.38%) iptables
11 6 (0.33%) Firmware
11 6 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.27%) NFS
12 5 (0.27%) Samba
12 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.27%) Snort
12 5 (0.27%) Squid
12 5 (0.27%) Xen
12 5 (0.27%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 561 (30.64%) Puppet
2 490 (26.76%) Opscode Chef
3 245 (13.38%) Ansible
4 90 (4.92%) Vagrant
5 69 (3.77%) Salt
6 61 (3.33%) Nagios
7 39 (2.13%) logstash
8 37 (2.02%) Rundeck
9 36 (1.97%) HAProxy
10 35 (1.91%) Capistrano
11 34 (1.86%) Graphite
12 32 (1.75%) ZABBIX
13 29 (1.58%) Kibana
14 18 (0.98%) Graylog
14 18 (0.98%) Tivoli
15 17 (0.93%) Cobbler
15 17 (0.93%) Mesos
16 15 (0.82%) Opsview
17 13 (0.71%) Kubernetes
17 13 (0.71%) yum
Vendors
1 147 (8.03%) Red Hat
2 124 (6.77%) Oracle
3 123 (6.72%) VMware
4 76 (4.15%) Microsoft
5 55 (3.00%) New Relic
6 52 (2.84%) SaltStack
7 50 (2.73%) Google
8 42 (2.29%) Splunk
9 36 (1.97%) Rackspace
10 31 (1.69%) HP
11 27 (1.47%) IBM
12 24 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (1.15%) Akamai
14 17 (0.93%) Sun
15 16 (0.87%) SOASTA, Inc
16 15 (0.82%) Cisco
16 15 (0.82%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.71%) Talend
17 13 (0.71%) Sybase
17 13 (0.71%) SAP
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