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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - 51 53
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.12% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £170 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
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
177 189 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.73% 34.62% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 100 108
Median daily rate £325 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 24
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £36.90 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat