The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 52 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 0.38% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.95% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £275 £170 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -58.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
Ruby
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
158 211 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.32% 39.66% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 113 115
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 23
Median hourly rate £35.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.53 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Essex region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 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
Chelmsford - 1 £275 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
4 5 (55.56%) Scala
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
5 4 (44.44%) Coaching
5 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (44.44%) API Design
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) JSON
5 4 (44.44%) Django

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) ADSL
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Telnet
3 1 (11.11%) VDSL
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Redmine
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Trac
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Django
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (11.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Mac OS X
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Fedora
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) API Design
4 4 (44.44%) Coaching
4 4 (44.44%) Critical Success Factor
4 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 4 (44.44%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) WSO2