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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 100 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 20 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.02% 0.47% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 1.27% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 29
Median daily rate £425 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £398
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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
643 790 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.72% 37.12% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 526 431
Median daily rate £360 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £20.25 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 +15 10 £431 +0.29% 2
Farnborough 0 3 £400 -1.23% 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (92.31%) Python
2 25 (64.10%) Ruby on Rails
3 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (48.72%) Linux
5 18 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
6 17 (43.59%) Puppet
6 17 (43.59%) DevOps
7 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.90%) Java
8 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
9 13 (33.33%) Vagrant
10 12 (30.77%) SQL
10 12 (30.77%) Unix
10 12 (30.77%) Windows
10 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
10 12 (30.77%) Mac OS X
11 11 (28.21%) MySQL
12 10 (25.64%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (23.08%) IaaS
13 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
13 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
13 9 (23.08%) CSS
13 9 (23.08%) Perl
13 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
13 9 (23.08%) PaaS
13 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering

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 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.08%) IaaS
1 9 (23.08%) PaaS
2 8 (20.51%) SaaS
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.13%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 8 (20.51%) NoSQL
4 6 (15.38%) MariaDB
5 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
6 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (5.13%) Big Data
8 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) jQuery
5 3 (7.69%) EJB
5 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (7.69%) JSF
5 3 (7.69%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.56%) HTML5
6 1 (2.56%) JAAS
6 1 (2.56%) Java EE
6 1 (2.56%) JMS
6 1 (2.56%) JMX
6 1 (2.56%) JNDI
6 1 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Mac OS X
2 12 (30.77%) Unix
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (7.69%) VMS
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (43.59%) DevOps
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Test Management
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Testing
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 3 (7.69%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) UML
8 3 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) Python
2 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) Java
5 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) Perl
7 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.26%) C++
8 4 (10.26%) PHP
9 3 (7.69%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Serena
3 3 (7.69%) Telelogic
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Rackspace