The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 39 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 0.68% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 1.36% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £750 - £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
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 Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 147 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 42.76% 49.83% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 89 50
Median daily rate £353 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £304 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.42 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (96.55%) PaaS
3 26 (89.66%) Go
3 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
3 26 (89.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 25 (86.21%) DevOps
4 25 (86.21%) TDD
4 25 (86.21%) RabbitMQ
5 22 (75.86%) Heroku
5 22 (75.86%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (75.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (68.97%) OpenStack
7 19 (65.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (62.07%) Redis
9 17 (58.62%) Bash Shell
9 17 (58.62%) vSphere
10 16 (55.17%) Finance
11 15 (51.72%) Web Services
12 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (31.03%) Docker
14 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
15 7 (24.14%) JMS
15 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (24.14%) AMQP
15 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
15 7 (24.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
15 7 (24.14%) Microservices

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 26 (89.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (68.97%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (96.55%) PaaS
2 22 (75.86%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (75.86%) Heroku
3 19 (65.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (24.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (6.90%) IaaS
5 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) AMQP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (62.07%) Redis
3 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Developer
4 12 (41.38%) Java Engineer
5 11 (37.93%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
7 7 (24.14%) Cloud Developer
7 7 (24.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (20.69%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (17.24%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 5 (17.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (13.79%) Ruby Engineer
10 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
11 2 (6.90%) Architect
11 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
11 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
11 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
11 2 (6.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) RabbitMQ
2 15 (51.72%) Web Services
3 7 (24.14%) JMS
3 7 (24.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (20.69%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Java EE
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 25 (86.21%) DevOps
2 25 (86.21%) TDD
3 22 (75.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Microservices
6 6 (20.69%) High Availability
6 6 (20.69%) SOA
7 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming
8 3 (10.34%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
9 2 (6.90%) Release Management
10 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (89.66%) Go
3 17 (58.62%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) vSphere
2 9 (31.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Foundry