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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South East / Kent
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.14%
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 Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 175 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.40% 49.30% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 149 74
Median daily rate £338 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) PaaS
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (100.00%) Heroku
1 9 (100.00%) Go
1 9 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (88.89%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (88.89%) Redis
2 8 (88.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
4 6 (66.67%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 1 (11.11%) Summit

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 9 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (77.78%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Heroku
1 9 (100.00%) PaaS
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (88.89%) Redis
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 9 (100.00%) Go
1 9 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) vSphere