The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 23 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.36% 1.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.47% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.17% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 39.60% 38.92% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £281 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Software Deployment
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Hudson
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VMS
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) Hudson
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) VMS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) VMware