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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 68 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 37 68 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.72% 6.13% 6.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.63% 16.19% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 36
Median daily rate £438 £473 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £530 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
558 420 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.09% 37.84% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 290 203
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -52 30 £430 -9.47% 6
Durham +3 2 £300 +9.09%
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 27 (57.45%) Java
1 27 (57.45%) Python
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (42.55%) TDD
5 19 (40.43%) JSON
6 16 (34.04%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (31.91%) Web Services
7 15 (31.91%) Unix
7 15 (31.91%) Scala
7 15 (31.91%) Open Source
7 15 (31.91%) REST
8 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
8 14 (29.79%) XML
8 14 (29.79%) Scrum
9 13 (27.66%) Selenium
9 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.53%) Django
10 12 (25.53%) CSS
10 12 (25.53%) HTML
10 12 (25.53%) BDD
10 12 (25.53%) HTML5
10 12 (25.53%) CSS3
11 11 (23.40%) QA
12 10 (21.28%) JIRA
12 10 (21.28%) SQL
12 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
12 10 (21.28%) Puppet
13 9 (19.15%) .NET
13 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared

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 6 (12.77%) Confluence
1 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) OpenROAD
4 1 (2.13%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (4.26%) GitHub
2 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.26%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
1 3 (6.38%) SNMP
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) SSH
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
1 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (12.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) DataStage
5 2 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
2 13 (27.66%) Selenium
3 10 (21.28%) HP UFT
3 10 (21.28%) JIRA
4 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
5 7 (14.89%) Sahi
5 7 (14.89%) WATIR
6 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (12.77%) Subversion
7 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
8 3 (6.38%) JMeter
8 3 (6.38%) JUnit
9 2 (4.26%) GitLab
9 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
9 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.13%) JBehave
10 1 (2.13%) QADirector
10 1 (2.13%) QARun
10 1 (2.13%) RSpec
General
1 4 (8.51%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Digital Architect
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (10.64%) QA Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Scala Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Scala Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Linux Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) JSON
2 16 (34.04%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (31.91%) REST
3 15 (31.91%) Web Services
4 14 (29.79%) XML
5 12 (25.53%) CSS
5 12 (25.53%) CSS3
5 12 (25.53%) Django
5 12 (25.53%) HTML
5 12 (25.53%) HTML5
6 9 (19.15%) .NET
7 8 (17.02%) Play Framework
8 7 (14.89%) RESTful
9 6 (12.77%) Ajax
9 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
9 6 (12.77%) Spring
9 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.64%) Guice
10 5 (10.64%) SOAP
10 5 (10.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 15 (31.91%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) CentOS
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.02%) Windows
5 7 (14.89%) Mac OS X
6 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) Open Source
4 14 (29.79%) Scrum
5 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (25.53%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.02%) Kanban
9 7 (14.89%) ITIL
10 6 (12.77%) DevOps
10 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
10 6 (12.77%) Prototyping
10 6 (12.77%) User Stories
11 5 (10.64%) MVC
12 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
12 4 (8.51%) Change Control
12 4 (8.51%) Migration
12 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (8.51%) Validation
12 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
1 27 (57.45%) Python
2 15 (31.91%) Scala
3 10 (21.28%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) C#
5 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.89%) Perl
5 7 (14.89%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.38%) Jython
8 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Xen
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.64%) Nagios
3 5 (10.64%) ZABBIX
4 4 (8.51%) Ansible
5 3 (6.38%) OpenNMS
5 3 (6.38%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Google
1 7 (14.89%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) Rackspace
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) SaltStack
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