The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 97 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.98% 1.54% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 4.75% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 18
Median daily rate £413 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
Ruby
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
648 674 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.80% 32.47% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 396 430
Median daily rate £372 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 37
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Hampshire region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Southampton +5 9 £438 +10.75% 4
Farnborough +5 4 £400 -1.23% 1
Basingstoke -17 1 £400 - 6
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 35 (72.92%) Python
2 28 (58.33%) Linux
3 26 (54.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 18 (37.50%) DevOps
6 18 (37.50%) Puppet
6 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 16 (33.33%) Windows
9 15 (31.25%) Scrum
10 14 (29.17%) Unix
10 14 (29.17%) MySQL
10 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
10 14 (29.17%) Mac OS X
11 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
11 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
11 13 (27.08%) Oracle
11 13 (27.08%) Vagrant
12 12 (25.00%) CSS
12 12 (25.00%) Java
13 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
14 10 (20.83%) Perl
14 10 (20.83%) HTML
15 9 (18.75%) PHP
15 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
16 8 (16.67%) PaaS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.17%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) Drupal
6 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) IaaS
1 8 (16.67%) PaaS
2 7 (14.58%) SaaS
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) MySQL
2 8 (16.67%) MariaDB
3 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (4.17%) Big Data
8 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.08%) Vagrant
3 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.42%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (6.25%) RSpec
5 3 (6.25%) Selenium
5 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 4 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (8.33%) DBA
5 4 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (25.00%) CSS
3 10 (20.83%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) jQuery
5 5 (10.42%) Web Services
6 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
6 3 (6.25%) EJB
6 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.25%) HTML5
6 3 (6.25%) J2EE
6 3 (6.25%) JSF
6 3 (6.25%) Phusion Passenger
6 3 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.17%) LAMP
8 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) Java EE
8 1 (2.08%) JNDI
8 1 (2.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 14 (29.17%) Mac OS X
3 14 (29.17%) Unix
4 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.25%) VMS
7 2 (4.17%) Debian
7 2 (4.17%) Fedora
7 2 (4.17%) SUSE
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.17%) Windows NT
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (37.50%) DevOps
3 15 (31.25%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.42%) BDD
7 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) Test Management
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.25%) Kanban
9 3 (6.25%) Open Source
9 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.25%) UML
10 2 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) Python
2 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
5 12 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (20.83%) Perl
7 9 (18.75%) PHP
8 8 (16.67%) C++
8 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
9 7 (14.58%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Samba
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
1 13 (27.08%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.50%) Serena
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Telelogic
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) PTC
5 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago