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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South East / Hampshire
Rank 101 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 1.87% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 5.98% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 22
Median daily rate £388 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £510 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
610 619 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.59% 31.36% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 406 435
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 19 37
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £32.75 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -7 3 £400 -3.03% 5
Basingstoke +9 2 £363 -9.37% 3
Fleet +9 1 £525 +16.66%
Southampton +3 1 - - 1
Portsmouth -10 1 £340 +9.58% 3
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Python
3 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) Java
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (34.78%) BDD
8 7 (30.43%) OpenStack
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 6 (26.09%) Docker
9 6 (26.09%) User Experience
9 6 (26.09%) MySQL
9 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (21.74%) IaaS
10 5 (21.74%) PaaS
10 5 (21.74%) OWASP
10 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) SDLC

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 (30.43%) OpenStack
2 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (21.74%) IaaS
2 5 (21.74%) PaaS
3 3 (13.04%) SaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Google App Engine
4 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) HBase
4 1 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.35%) CMake
5 1 (4.35%) GoogleTest
5 1 (4.35%) RSpec
5 1 (4.35%) Valgrind
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) gRPC
4 2 (8.70%) OpenID
4 2 (8.70%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) Phusion Passenger
5 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.35%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) BDD
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) DevOps
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 5 (21.74%) OWASP
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
8 4 (17.39%) Web Development
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (8.70%) ITIL
10 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.70%) Microservices
10 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
10 2 (8.70%) Product Management
10 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) TypeScript
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Go
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Smalltalk
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Capistrano
3 1 (4.35%) Kibana
3 1 (4.35%) logstash
3 1 (4.35%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.35%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds