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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 28 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.24% 3.51% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 8.00% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £625 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
90 125 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 36.44% 43.86% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 57
Median daily rate £350 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Tonbridge - 1 £625 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) PaaS
1 21 (100.00%) Heroku
1 21 (100.00%) Go
1 21 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 21 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
3 19 (90.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (76.19%) DevOps
5 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (71.43%) Finance
6 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (66.67%) Redis
6 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
6 14 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (66.67%) vSphere
7 13 (61.90%) OpenStack
7 13 (61.90%) Web Services
8 8 (38.10%) Docker
9 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 7 (33.33%) Microservices
9 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
9 7 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (33.33%) AMQP
9 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (33.33%) JMS
10 6 (28.57%) SOA

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 21 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (61.90%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (100.00%) Heroku
1 21 (100.00%) PaaS
2 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) AMQP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (66.67%) Redis
2 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Java Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Cloud Developer
4 8 (38.10%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (38.10%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Ruby Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) JMS
3 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (28.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Cloud Native
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Software Engineering
1 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 19 (90.48%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (76.19%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Microservices
5 6 (28.57%) High Availability
5 6 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Go
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) vSphere
2 8 (38.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Foundry
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