The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.33% 3.27% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 8.20% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £214 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 61 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.01% 39.87% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 42
Median daily rate £360 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (50.00%) GitHub
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) StatsD
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Sensu
2 3 (50.00%) logstash

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) InfluxDB
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Gradle
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Bower
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (33.33%) webpack
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) React
2 3 (50.00%) Sensu
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) API Design
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Fluentd
1 3 (50.00%) Graphite
1 3 (50.00%) logstash
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Salt
1 3 (50.00%) StatsD
1 3 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Rackspace