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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / North East
Rank 43 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 49 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.17% 2.82% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.41% 7.62% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 8
Median daily rate £350 £425 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -11.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £555 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
340 328 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.90% 36.98% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 198 161
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.70 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +5 49 £350 -17.64% 6
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 59 (67.05%) TDD
2 56 (63.64%) Java
3 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (54.55%) Scala
5 43 (48.86%) Open Source
6 42 (47.73%) Python
7 41 (46.59%) Selenium
8 32 (36.36%) Cucumber
9 30 (34.09%) REST
9 30 (34.09%) Test Automation
9 30 (34.09%) Ruby on Rails
9 30 (34.09%) JSON
9 30 (34.09%) Linux
9 30 (34.09%) HTML
9 30 (34.09%) CSS
10 29 (32.95%) .NET
10 29 (32.95%) Web Services
10 29 (32.95%) Django
10 29 (32.95%) CSS3
10 29 (32.95%) HTML5
11 26 (29.55%) Play Framework
11 26 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (29.55%) Scrum
11 26 (29.55%) MySQL
12 24 (27.27%) SQL
12 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (27.27%) QA
12 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
12 24 (27.27%) MongoDB
12 24 (27.27%) NoSQL

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 14 (15.91%) Confluence
2 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.14%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.14%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.68%) IaaS
1 5 (5.68%) PaaS
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 2 (2.27%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.27%) GitHub
2 2 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.27%) Linode
3 1 (1.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
1 3 (3.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) MySQL
1 26 (29.55%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 24 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 23 (26.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.27%) DataStage
6 2 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 41 (46.59%) Selenium
2 32 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 23 (26.14%) HP UFT
5 20 (22.73%) Sahi
5 20 (22.73%) WATIR
6 18 (20.45%) JIRA
7 13 (14.77%) Git (software)
8 11 (12.50%) JUnit
9 10 (11.36%) WebDriver
10 9 (10.23%) RSpec
11 5 (5.68%) LoadRunner
11 5 (5.68%) Subversion
12 3 (3.41%) JMeter
13 2 (2.27%) GitLab
13 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
14 1 (1.14%) JBehave
14 1 (1.14%) QADirector
14 1 (1.14%) QARun
14 1 (1.14%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
1 4 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Architect
2 21 (23.86%) Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Digital Architect
4 15 (17.05%) Technical Architect
5 14 (15.91%) Digital Technical Architect
6 12 (13.64%) QA Engineer
6 12 (13.64%) Tester
7 11 (12.50%) Scala Developer
8 9 (10.23%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
11 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
11 6 (6.82%) QA Tester
11 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
12 5 (5.68%) Administrator
12 5 (5.68%) Analyst
12 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
12 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (5.68%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.09%) CSS
1 30 (34.09%) HTML
1 30 (34.09%) JSON
1 30 (34.09%) REST
1 30 (34.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 29 (32.95%) .NET
2 29 (32.95%) CSS3
2 29 (32.95%) Django
2 29 (32.95%) HTML5
2 29 (32.95%) Web Services
3 26 (29.55%) Play Framework
4 21 (23.86%) XML
5 20 (22.73%) Spring
6 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 16 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (14.77%) Ajax
8 12 (13.64%) Spring MVC
9 9 (10.23%) SOAP
10 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
10 7 (7.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) User Experience
2 8 (9.09%) NHS
3 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Linux
2 11 (12.50%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) Unix
4 5 (5.68%) CentOS
4 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.41%) MVS
7 2 (2.27%) VME
8 1 (1.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.05%) TDD
2 54 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (48.86%) Open Source
4 30 (34.09%) Test Automation
5 26 (29.55%) Scrum
6 24 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (26.14%) Automated Testing
8 21 (23.86%) BDD
8 21 (23.86%) Kanban
9 16 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 15 (17.05%) DevOps
11 13 (14.77%) Waterfall
12 12 (13.64%) MVC
12 12 (13.64%) Prototyping
12 12 (13.64%) User Stories
13 11 (12.50%) Test Scripting
14 10 (11.36%) ITIL
14 10 (11.36%) Web Development
15 9 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (10.23%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (63.64%) Java
2 48 (54.55%) Scala
3 42 (47.73%) Python
4 24 (27.27%) SQL
5 23 (26.14%) C#
6 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.09%) Perl
8 6 (6.82%) C
9 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.41%) Jython
10 3 (3.41%) PHP
11 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.27%) QA
2 11 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.55%) WCAG
4 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Docker
2 8 (9.09%) LXC
3 2 (2.27%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (19.32%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (15.91%) Puppet
3 5 (5.68%) Nagios
3 5 (5.68%) ZABBIX
4 4 (4.55%) Ansible
5 3 (3.41%) OpenNMS
5 3 (3.41%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Google
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.41%) CA
5 3 (3.41%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) Black Duck
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NCC Group
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