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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 91 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.70% 2.11% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 5.75% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 15
Median daily rate £425 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
540 800 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.06% 36.75% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 466 428
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 54 27
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +29.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.72 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Farnborough +10 4 £400 -3.03% 2
Fareham -7 4 £450 -
Southampton -12 3 £425 +25.00% 4
Portsmouth - 1 £425 - 3
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (74.07%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (55.56%) Linux
4 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Java
6 11 (40.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (37.04%) HTML
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (33.33%) SDLC
9 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (29.63%) MySQL
9 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
10 7 (25.93%) Scrum
10 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
10 7 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (25.93%) DevOps
11 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) jQuery
12 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) VMware
12 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
12 5 (18.52%) IaaS
12 5 (18.52%) Docker
12 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
13 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
13 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
13 4 (14.81%) Jenkins

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 7 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (25.93%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.41%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) IaaS
4 4 (14.81%) PaaS
5 2 (7.41%) Google App Engine
5 2 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (7.41%) SaaS
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) AMQP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
1 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) HBase
4 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) CMake
4 1 (3.70%) GoogleTest
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.70%) RSpec
4 1 (3.70%) Valgrind
4 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Angular Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) Django
7 2 (7.41%) ELK Stack
7 2 (7.41%) gRPC
7 2 (7.41%) OpenID
7 2 (7.41%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) WebSockets
8 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.70%) Phusion Passenger
8 1 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) SDLC
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.41%) OWASP
7 2 (7.41%) Product Management
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) HDFS
3 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Kibana
2 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) logstash
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) SAP