The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 107 171 202
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +31
Contract jobs citing Ruby 185 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.02% 1.01% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.91% 3.04% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 54 31
Median daily rate £468 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3129 3089 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.22% 33.06% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1992 1886 1674
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 91 109
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the South East region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Ruby Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Sussex - 93 £446 - 3
Kent - 27 £700 - 6
Surrey -16 25 £450 +20.00% 8
Berkshire -1 19 £450 +20.00% 9
Hampshire -10 18 £400 -0.62% 14
Oxfordshire +6 2 £450 - 7
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 208 (62.28%) Python
2 195 (58.38%) Java
3 182 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (50.30%) Linux
5 160 (47.90%) Git (software)
6 147 (44.01%) Jenkins
7 131 (39.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 123 (36.83%) CSS
9 119 (35.63%) REST
10 117 (35.03%) Open Source
10 117 (35.03%) HTML
11 116 (34.73%) Continuous Integration
12 109 (32.63%) JSON
13 100 (29.94%) DevOps
14 99 (29.64%) Subversion
14 99 (29.64%) Scrum
15 97 (29.04%) Scala
16 96 (28.74%) HTML5
17 95 (28.44%) CSS3
17 95 (28.44%) Automated Testing
17 95 (28.44%) Ajax
18 89 (26.65%) HTTP
19 88 (26.35%) Spring
20 84 (25.15%) Django
21 83 (24.85%) Puppet
21 83 (24.85%) Configuration Management
21 83 (24.85%) C#
22 81 (24.25%) JUnit
23 79 (23.65%) Play Framework
24 78 (23.35%) JIRA

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 55 (16.47%) Confluence
2 49 (14.67%) OpenStack
3 33 (9.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 26 (7.78%) Node.js
5 16 (4.79%) Apache
6 12 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (3.29%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.80%) IIS
8 6 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.50%) CMS
10 4 (1.20%) Drupal
10 4 (1.20%) JBoss
10 4 (1.20%) nginx
11 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.90%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.90%) WordPress
12 2 (0.60%) concrete5
12 2 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.60%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.60%) GIMP
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 77 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (19.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (14.37%) PaaS
4 26 (7.78%) Heroku
5 19 (5.69%) IaaS
6 16 (4.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (3.89%) SaaS
8 9 (2.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.60%) GitHub
10 2 (0.60%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (26.65%) HTTP
2 16 (4.79%) DNS
3 14 (4.19%) Firewall
4 11 (3.29%) DHCP
5 10 (2.99%) AMQP
5 10 (2.99%) LAN
5 10 (2.99%) WAN
6 5 (1.50%) NetScaler
6 5 (1.50%) SSL
6 5 (1.50%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.20%) Internet
8 2 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.60%) SSH
9 1 (0.30%) FTP
9 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.30%) IPsec
9 1 (0.30%) IPv6
9 1 (0.30%) LDAP
9 1 (0.30%) OSPF
9 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.78%) Relational Database
2 34 (10.18%) NoSQL
3 32 (9.58%) MongoDB
3 32 (9.58%) MySQL
4 28 (8.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (5.69%) Redis
6 18 (5.39%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.29%) Big Data
10 10 (2.99%) MariaDB
10 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.50%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.60%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.30%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.30%) QlikView
13 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 160 (47.90%) Git (software)
2 147 (44.01%) Jenkins
3 99 (29.64%) Subversion
4 81 (24.25%) JUnit
5 78 (23.35%) JIRA
6 44 (13.17%) Selenium
7 29 (8.68%) Maven
8 28 (8.38%) Cucumber
9 23 (6.89%) Ant
10 18 (5.39%) RSpec
11 15 (4.49%) Hudson
12 12 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (3.59%) Vagrant
13 8 (2.40%) Gradle
13 8 (2.40%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.50%) Fiddler
14 5 (1.50%) TeamCity
15 4 (1.20%) Jasmine
16 3 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
16 3 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (9.28%) Finance
2 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.50%) Banking
4 4 (1.20%) Advertising
4 4 (1.20%) Law
4 4 (1.20%) Legal
5 3 (0.90%) Games
6 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 158 (47.31%) Developer
2 67 (20.06%) Scala Developer
3 61 (18.26%) Java Developer
4 55 (16.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 39 (11.68%) Java Scala Developer
6 35 (10.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (7.19%) Software Developer
7 24 (7.19%) Software Engineer
8 22 (6.59%) Administrator
9 21 (6.29%) Lead Developer
10 20 (5.99%) Architect
11 19 (5.69%) Cloud Engineer
12 17 (5.09%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (4.79%) Java Engineer
14 15 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
15 14 (4.19%) C# Developer
15 14 (4.19%) Java Software Engineer
16 13 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
16 13 (3.89%) Node.js Developer
16 13 (3.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (39.22%) Ruby on Rails
2 123 (36.83%) CSS
3 119 (35.63%) REST
4 117 (35.03%) HTML
5 109 (32.63%) JSON
6 96 (28.74%) HTML5
7 95 (28.44%) Ajax
7 95 (28.44%) CSS3
8 88 (26.35%) Spring
9 84 (25.15%) Django
10 79 (23.65%) Play Framework
11 75 (22.46%) Guice
12 54 (16.17%) RESTful
13 42 (12.57%) Spring MVC
14 35 (10.48%) Web Services
15 28 (8.38%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (5.99%) jQuery
17 18 (5.39%) Middleware
18 16 (4.79%) .NET
19 13 (3.89%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.37%) User Experience
2 20 (5.99%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.99%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.80%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.80%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.50%) Statistics
7 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.30%) AS400
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) iPad
9 1 (0.30%) iSeries
9 1 (0.30%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 168 (50.30%) Linux
2 62 (18.56%) Windows
3 44 (13.17%) Unix
4 24 (7.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (5.99%) Windows Server
6 19 (5.69%) Mac OS X
7 16 (4.79%) VMS
8 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.50%) CentOS
11 5 (1.50%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.60%) Android
13 2 (0.60%) Debian
13 2 (0.60%) Fedora
13 2 (0.60%) SUSE
13 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (35.03%) Open Source
3 116 (34.73%) Continuous Integration
4 100 (29.94%) DevOps
5 99 (29.64%) Scrum
6 95 (28.44%) Automated Testing
7 83 (24.85%) Configuration Management
8 74 (22.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 70 (20.96%) Web Design
10 65 (19.46%) MVC
11 50 (14.97%) OWASP
12 49 (14.67%) Mentoring
12 49 (14.67%) TDD
12 49 (14.67%) Web Development
13 44 (13.17%) Continuous Delivery
14 43 (12.87%) Software Engineering
15 35 (10.48%) Front End Development
16 30 (8.98%) Service Design
17 26 (7.78%) Line Management
18 23 (6.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 208 (62.28%) Python
2 195 (58.38%) Java
3 97 (29.04%) Scala
4 83 (24.85%) C#
5 63 (18.86%) PowerShell
6 61 (18.26%) JavaScript
7 58 (17.37%) SQL
8 51 (15.27%) Bash Shell
9 34 (10.18%) Perl
10 31 (9.28%) Go
11 23 (6.89%) C++
12 19 (5.69%) PHP
13 17 (5.09%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.40%) C
15 5 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.60%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.60%) ES6
16 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 35 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.79%) Degree
5 10 (2.99%) MCSE
6 7 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.20%) CCNP
8 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.20%) EMC Certification
8 4 (1.20%) ISEB
8 4 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.20%) MCITP
8 4 (1.20%) VCAP
9 3 (0.90%) CCNA
9 3 (0.90%) MCSA
9 3 (0.90%) MCTS
10 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.29%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (11.38%) vSphere
2 31 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 30 (8.98%) Docker
4 27 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (3.89%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.90%) Xen
7 2 (0.60%) iptables
7 2 (0.60%) Samba
7 2 (0.60%) vCloud
8 1 (0.30%) Btrfs
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) LXC
8 1 (0.30%) Snort
8 1 (0.30%) Squid
8 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 83 (24.85%) Puppet
2 40 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (11.38%) Ansible
4 26 (7.78%) SCCM
4 26 (7.78%) SCOM
5 13 (3.89%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.99%) SCVMM
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Intune
7 8 (2.40%) Nagios
8 5 (1.50%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.90%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.90%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.60%) Cacti
10 2 (0.60%) Graphite
10 2 (0.60%) logstash
10 2 (0.60%) SELinux
11 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.30%) Scalr
11 1 (0.30%) systemd
11 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 76 (22.75%) Google
2 41 (12.28%) VMware
3 40 (11.98%) Oracle
4 38 (11.38%) Red Hat
5 33 (9.88%) Microsoft
6 18 (5.39%) Splunk
7 12 (3.59%) Dell
8 10 (2.99%) RightScale
9 9 (2.69%) EMC
10 8 (2.40%) Cisco
11 7 (2.10%) Serena
12 6 (1.80%) IBM
13 5 (1.50%) ATG
13 5 (1.50%) CA
13 5 (1.50%) F5
13 5 (1.50%) Juniper
14 4 (1.20%) Citrix
14 4 (1.20%) hybris
14 4 (1.20%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.90%) Adobe
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Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Connectus
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