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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 26 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.05% 0.62% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 1.96% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 51 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.21% 31.68% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -1.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) webpack
2 2 (40.00%) gulp
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Bower
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bower
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) gulp
1 2 (40.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cassandra Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS3
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
1 3 (60.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) VMware