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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 92 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 22 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.11% 1.00% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 2.83% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 27
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
624 741 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.56% 35.40% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 474 432
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £22.50 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.20 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
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 28 June 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 +20 13 £431 +1.47% 1
Farnborough 0 3 £400 -1.23% 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 43 (91.49%) Python
2 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 28 (59.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
4 21 (44.68%) Puppet
4 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (44.68%) DevOps
5 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
6 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
6 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
7 17 (36.17%) Java
7 17 (36.17%) Windows
8 16 (34.04%) Unix
8 16 (34.04%) Mac OS X
8 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
8 16 (34.04%) Vagrant
9 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
9 13 (27.66%) Scrum
10 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
10 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
10 12 (25.53%) WebLogic
10 12 (25.53%) SQL
11 11 (23.40%) MySQL
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (21.28%) Perl
12 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (19.15%) IaaS
13 9 (19.15%) PHP

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 12 (25.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (19.15%) IaaS
1 9 (19.15%) PaaS
2 8 (17.02%) SaaS
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.77%) MariaDB
5 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (4.26%) Big Data
8 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
3 16 (34.04%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Legal
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (19.15%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) jQuery
5 4 (8.51%) Node.js
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
6 3 (6.38%) EJB
6 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.38%) J2EE
6 3 (6.38%) JSF
6 3 (6.38%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.13%) Ajax
7 1 (2.13%) HTML5
7 1 (2.13%) JAAS
7 1 (2.13%) Java EE
7 1 (2.13%) JMX
7 1 (2.13%) JNDI
7 1 (2.13%) LAMP
7 1 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) Mac OS X
3 16 (34.04%) Unix
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (17.02%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (6.38%) VMS
7 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.13%) Debian
8 1 (2.13%) Fedora
8 1 (2.13%) SUSE
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) DevOps
3 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
3 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) Open Source
6 4 (8.51%) Test Management
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Testing
7 3 (6.38%) BDD
7 3 (6.38%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) UML
7 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Python
2 22 (46.81%) PowerShell
3 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.17%) Java
5 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
6 12 (25.53%) SQL
7 10 (21.28%) Perl
8 9 (19.15%) PHP
9 8 (17.02%) C++
10 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
10 7 (14.89%) C#
11 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Samba
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Serena
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Telelogic
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 2 (4.26%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.13%) PTC
Hampshire
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