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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.54% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
79 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 42.47% 31.96% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 25
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £396 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Median hourly rate £45.50 £36.56 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -13.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) VMS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Dell

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 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Engine Yard
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MCollective
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (25.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Dell
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) BMC