The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 18 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.94% - 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% - 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
Ruby
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 28.30% 53.57% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 15
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
County Antrim - 1 - -
Ruby
UK

Ruby
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript