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 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 66 62 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing Ruby 36 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.84% 1.67% 5.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.29% 4.69% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 32
Median daily rate £400 £404 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £520
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
England

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
494 341 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.02% 35.52% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 209 232
Median daily rate £350 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -30.35%
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 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 34 £400 -14.89% 5
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 40 (54.05%) TDD
3 38 (51.35%) Open Source
4 37 (50.00%) Python
5 33 (44.59%) Selenium
6 32 (43.24%) Scala
7 31 (41.89%) Linux
8 30 (40.54%) Web Services
8 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (36.49%) JSON
9 27 (36.49%) REST
10 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (32.43%) QA
11 24 (32.43%) XML
11 24 (32.43%) CSS
11 24 (32.43%) HTML
11 24 (32.43%) SQL
11 24 (32.43%) Test Automation
12 23 (31.08%) CSS3
12 23 (31.08%) HTML5
12 23 (31.08%) HP UFT
12 23 (31.08%) Django
13 22 (29.73%) Ruby on Rails
13 22 (29.73%) .NET
14 21 (28.38%) BDD
15 20 (27.03%) Sahi
15 20 (27.03%) Scrum
15 20 (27.03%) WATIR
16 19 (25.68%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (25.68%) MySQL

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 13 (17.57%) Confluence
2 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.76%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.35%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.70%) GitHub
2 2 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.70%) Linode
3 1 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) SNMP
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) FTP
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) MySQL
1 19 (25.68%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.97%) NoSQL
3 16 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.70%) DataStage
6 2 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Selenium
2 23 (31.08%) HP UFT
3 20 (27.03%) Sahi
3 20 (27.03%) WATIR
4 19 (25.68%) Cucumber
5 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
5 17 (22.97%) JIRA
6 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
7 8 (10.81%) Subversion
8 6 (8.11%) JUnit
9 5 (6.76%) LoadRunner
10 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.05%) JMeter
11 3 (4.05%) RSpec
12 2 (2.70%) GitLab
12 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
13 1 (1.35%) JBehave
13 1 (1.35%) QADirector
13 1 (1.35%) QARun
13 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
1 3 (4.05%) Games
2 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) Architect
3 12 (16.22%) Digital Architect
4 11 (14.86%) QA Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 9 (12.16%) Digital Technical Architect
6 9 (12.16%) Scala Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Tester
8 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.76%) Administrator
9 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (6.76%) QA Tester
9 5 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.54%) Web Services
2 27 (36.49%) JSON
2 27 (36.49%) REST
3 24 (32.43%) CSS
3 24 (32.43%) HTML
3 24 (32.43%) XML
4 23 (31.08%) CSS3
4 23 (31.08%) Django
4 23 (31.08%) HTML5
5 22 (29.73%) .NET
5 22 (29.73%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (18.92%) Play Framework
7 12 (16.22%) Ajax
7 12 (16.22%) Spring
8 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
8 11 (14.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (9.46%) RESTful
9 7 (9.46%) SOAP
10 6 (8.11%) Guice
10 6 (8.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) User Experience
2 7 (9.46%) NHS
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Linux
2 16 (21.62%) Unix
3 9 (12.16%) CentOS
3 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (10.81%) Mac OS X
4 8 (10.81%) Windows
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) TDD
2 38 (51.35%) Open Source
3 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.78%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (32.43%) Test Automation
6 21 (28.38%) BDD
7 20 (27.03%) Scrum
8 15 (20.27%) Kanban
9 11 (14.86%) Prototyping
9 11 (14.86%) User Stories
10 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.16%) Validation
11 9 (12.16%) Web Development
12 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.46%) DevOps
13 7 (9.46%) Front End Development
13 7 (9.46%) ITIL
14 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
14 6 (8.11%) MVC
14 6 (8.11%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 37 (50.00%) Python
3 32 (43.24%) Scala
4 24 (32.43%) SQL
5 11 (14.86%) C#
6 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.46%) Perl
6 7 (9.46%) PHP
7 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.05%) Jython
10 2 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) QA
2 10 (13.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.05%) WCAG
4 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Docker
2 6 (8.11%) LXC
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) Xen
5 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Puppet
2 11 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.76%) Nagios
3 5 (6.76%) ZABBIX
4 4 (5.41%) Ansible
5 3 (4.05%) OpenNMS
5 3 (4.05%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Google
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) VMware
3 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.41%) Rackspace
6 3 (4.05%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) IBM
7 2 (2.70%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.35%) Black Duck
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 months initially - long-term contract
Posted: 4 days ago