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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 30 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.95% 0.93% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.35% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £383 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £71.00
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
85 82 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.48% 38.32% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 39
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £397 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £28.13 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.13 £37.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £48.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) MCollective
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Engine Yard
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Heroku
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cassandra Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MCollective
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware