The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / North East
Rank 28 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 70 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.94% 2.73% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.71% 6.88% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 7 10
Median daily rate £350 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £405 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £560 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.14%
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
338 349 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.32% 39.70% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 222 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +25 70 £350 -17.64% 10
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 74 (68.52%) Scala
2 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (61.11%) Java
4 65 (60.19%) TDD
5 51 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
6 50 (46.30%) Python
7 47 (43.52%) Open Source
8 46 (42.59%) Play Framework
8 46 (42.59%) Django
9 45 (41.67%) CSS
9 45 (41.67%) HTML
9 45 (41.67%) REST
10 44 (40.74%) Selenium
10 44 (40.74%) JSON
10 44 (40.74%) Spring
11 43 (39.81%) Automated Testing
11 43 (39.81%) CSS3
11 43 (39.81%) HTML5
12 41 (37.96%) C#
13 40 (37.04%) Linux
14 39 (36.11%) Cucumber
14 39 (36.11%) Jenkins
15 33 (30.56%) JIRA
16 31 (28.70%) Spring MVC
16 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
16 31 (28.70%) Test Automation
16 31 (28.70%) .NET
16 31 (28.70%) MVC
17 30 (27.78%) Scrum
18 28 (25.93%) Ajax

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 23 (21.30%) Confluence
2 2 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) OpenROAD
3 1 (0.93%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) IaaS
1 5 (4.63%) PaaS
1 5 (4.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) MongoDB
1 25 (23.15%) MySQL
1 25 (23.15%) NoSQL
1 25 (23.15%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (12.04%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (40.74%) Selenium
2 39 (36.11%) Cucumber
2 39 (36.11%) Jenkins
3 33 (30.56%) JIRA
4 31 (28.70%) Git (software)
5 23 (21.30%) JUnit
6 17 (15.74%) HP UFT
6 17 (15.74%) WebDriver
7 15 (13.89%) RSpec
8 14 (12.96%) Sahi
8 14 (12.96%) WATIR
9 12 (11.11%) Subversion
10 5 (4.63%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.78%) JMeter
12 1 (0.93%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.93%) JBehave
12 1 (0.93%) QADirector
12 1 (0.93%) QARun
12 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (3.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Developer
2 25 (23.15%) Architect
2 25 (23.15%) Scala Developer
3 18 (16.67%) Tester
4 17 (15.74%) Digital Architect
5 16 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Technical Architect
7 14 (12.96%) Automation Tester
7 14 (12.96%) Digital Technical Architect
8 13 (12.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (12.04%) Java Scala Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Agile Tester
9 10 (9.26%) QA Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 10 (9.26%) Selenium Tester
9 10 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (8.33%) C# Developer
10 9 (8.33%) Test Engineer
11 7 (6.48%) Ruby Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 46 (42.59%) Django
2 46 (42.59%) Play Framework
3 45 (41.67%) CSS
3 45 (41.67%) HTML
3 45 (41.67%) REST
4 44 (40.74%) JSON
4 44 (40.74%) Spring
5 43 (39.81%) CSS3
5 43 (39.81%) HTML5
6 31 (28.70%) .NET
6 31 (28.70%) Spring MVC
7 28 (25.93%) Ajax
8 23 (21.30%) Web Services
9 21 (19.44%) Guice
10 19 (17.59%) XML
11 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 16 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET
12 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) User Experience
2 11 (10.19%) Smartphone
3 8 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (7.41%) NHS
4 3 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
4 3 (2.78%) MVS
5 2 (1.85%) VME
6 1 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (60.19%) TDD
3 47 (43.52%) Open Source
4 43 (39.81%) Automated Testing
5 31 (28.70%) MVC
5 31 (28.70%) Test Automation
6 30 (27.78%) Scrum
7 26 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (21.30%) Configuration Management
9 20 (18.52%) Kanban
10 18 (16.67%) DevOps
11 16 (14.81%) Automation Testing
11 16 (14.81%) Microservices
11 16 (14.81%) Test Scripting
12 15 (13.89%) BDD
12 15 (13.89%) OWASP
12 15 (13.89%) Web Development
13 14 (12.96%) Defect Tracking
13 14 (12.96%) Web Testing
14 13 (12.04%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 74 (68.52%) Scala
2 66 (61.11%) Java
3 50 (46.30%) Python
4 41 (37.96%) C#
5 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
6 16 (14.81%) SQL
7 8 (7.41%) Perl
8 6 (5.56%) C
9 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.67%) QA
2 9 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Docker
2 9 (8.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (10.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Google
2 10 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) CA
3 3 (2.78%) HP
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) Black Duck
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NCC Group
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago