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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / South East
Rank 150 139 169
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Contract jobs citing Ruby 90 118 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.44% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 4.22% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 94 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2400 2799 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.79% 34.11% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1763 1761
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 123 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.78 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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
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 17 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
Berkshire +3 28 £475 +18.75% 8
Surrey -9 24 £425 - 4
West Sussex +17 16 £488 -4.73% 3
Hampshire +1 11 £400 +3.22% 14
Buckinghamshire - 6 £438 - 7
Oxfordshire -7 4 £575 +56.46% 9
Middlesex +1 1 £425 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 148 (68.20%) Python
2 116 (53.46%) Java
3 111 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (50.69%) Linux
5 74 (34.10%) JavaScript
6 63 (29.03%) Git (software)
7 62 (28.57%) Puppet
8 61 (28.11%) Scrum
9 59 (27.19%) Open Source
10 55 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
11 54 (24.88%) DevOps
11 54 (24.88%) TDD
12 52 (23.96%) REST
13 50 (23.04%) JSON
14 48 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (22.12%) HTML
15 44 (20.28%) Opscode Chef
16 43 (19.82%) NoSQL
17 40 (18.43%) Scala
17 40 (18.43%) Bash Shell
17 40 (18.43%) Automated Testing
18 39 (17.97%) CSS
18 39 (17.97%) MongoDB
19 38 (17.51%) Selenium
20 36 (16.59%) HTTP
20 36 (16.59%) Continuous Delivery
21 35 (16.13%) HTML5
21 35 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
21 35 (16.13%) Subversion
22 34 (15.67%) Jenkins

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 29 (13.36%) Tomcat
2 28 (12.90%) Apache
3 23 (10.60%) OpenStack
4 22 (10.14%) nginx
5 18 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (5.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (5.53%) Confluence
6 12 (5.53%) WebLogic
7 10 (4.61%) CMS
8 9 (4.15%) Jetty
8 9 (4.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (3.69%) Apache Solr
9 8 (3.69%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.76%) Apache Spark
11 5 (2.30%) Apache Pig
12 3 (1.38%) JBoss
13 1 (0.46%) Apache Qpid
13 1 (0.46%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.37%) PaaS
4 12 (5.53%) Heroku
5 11 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (4.61%) GitHub
7 8 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (3.23%) Amazon S3
8 7 (3.23%) IaaS
9 6 (2.76%) Google Analytics
10 5 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (2.30%) Office 365
10 5 (2.30%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.92%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.92%) SaaS
11 2 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.59%) HTTP
2 14 (6.45%) Firewall
3 13 (5.99%) DNS
4 8 (3.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.23%) SSL
6 6 (2.76%) AMQP
6 6 (2.76%) VPN
7 5 (2.30%) DHCP
8 4 (1.84%) Internet
8 4 (1.84%) LDAP
8 4 (1.84%) Network Security
8 4 (1.84%) VSAN
9 3 (1.38%) IPv4
9 3 (1.38%) IPv6
10 2 (0.92%) 2G
10 2 (0.92%) 3G
10 2 (0.92%) 4G
10 2 (0.92%) SSH
10 2 (0.92%) VLAN
11 1 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.82%) NoSQL
2 39 (17.97%) MongoDB
3 27 (12.44%) MySQL
4 19 (8.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.15%) Redis
8 8 (3.69%) Big Data
9 6 (2.76%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.76%) HBase
10 5 (2.30%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.30%) DataStax
11 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 63 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 38 (17.51%) Selenium
3 35 (16.13%) Subversion
4 34 (15.67%) Jenkins
5 25 (11.52%) Cucumber
6 23 (10.60%) JIRA
7 21 (9.68%) Maven
8 19 (8.76%) Gradle
8 19 (8.76%) WebDriver
9 17 (7.83%) Ant
10 13 (5.99%) Bitbucket
11 12 (5.53%) JMeter
11 12 (5.53%) JUnit
12 11 (5.07%) eggPlant
13 10 (4.61%) Apache Ivy
13 10 (4.61%) Jasmine
14 9 (4.15%) FitNesse
14 9 (4.15%) JBehave
15 8 (3.69%) Grunt
15 8 (3.69%) gulp
General
1 24 (11.06%) Finance
2 10 (4.61%) Publishing
3 5 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.38%) Banking
4 3 (1.38%) Electronics
4 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (50.69%) Developer
2 24 (11.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (10.14%) Administrator
3 22 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 21 (9.68%) Scala Developer
5 20 (9.22%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.22%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.83%) Software Engineer
7 15 (6.91%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (6.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.91%) Node.js Developer
7 15 (6.91%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 13 (5.99%) Ruby Developer
9 12 (5.53%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.07%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (5.07%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (4.61%) Architect
11 10 (4.61%) Developer in Test
11 10 (4.61%) Java Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (23.96%) REST
2 50 (23.04%) JSON
3 48 (22.12%) HTML
4 39 (17.97%) CSS
5 35 (16.13%) HTML5
5 35 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 31 (14.29%) Web Services
7 26 (11.98%) AngularJS
8 21 (9.68%) CSS3
8 21 (9.68%) Node.js
8 21 (9.68%) Spring
9 20 (9.22%) RESTful
10 18 (8.29%) jQuery
10 18 (8.29%) Play Framework
11 15 (6.91%) Ajax
11 15 (6.91%) Django
11 15 (6.91%) Express
11 15 (6.91%) XML
12 13 (5.99%) Gherkin
13 10 (4.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.60%) User Experience
2 12 (5.53%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.30%) FlexPod
5 5 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.84%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.46%) Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.46%) iPad
8 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 110 (50.69%) Linux
2 27 (12.44%) Windows
3 25 (11.52%) Unix
4 14 (6.45%) CentOS
5 12 (5.53%) Ubuntu
6 9 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.84%) Android
8 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.38%) Debian
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.46%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.46%) SUSE
9 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (28.11%) Scrum
3 59 (27.19%) Open Source
4 54 (24.88%) DevOps
4 54 (24.88%) TDD
5 48 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (18.43%) Automated Testing
7 36 (16.59%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (14.75%) BDD
9 31 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 29 (13.36%) OO
11 26 (11.98%) Web Development
12 25 (11.52%) Configuration Management
13 22 (10.14%) MVC
14 16 (7.37%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.45%) Pair Programming
16 13 (5.99%) OOD
16 13 (5.99%) OWASP
17 12 (5.53%) Data Management
17 12 (5.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 148 (68.20%) Python
2 116 (53.46%) Java
3 74 (34.10%) JavaScript
4 40 (18.43%) Bash Shell
4 40 (18.43%) Scala
5 29 (13.36%) C++
5 29 (13.36%) SQL
6 27 (12.44%) Perl
7 23 (10.60%) Go
8 22 (10.14%) C#
9 18 (8.29%) Groovy
10 12 (5.53%) C
10 12 (5.53%) Haskell
10 12 (5.53%) PHP
11 10 (4.61%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.61%) Rust
12 6 (2.76%) F#
12 6 (2.76%) OCaml
13 5 (2.30%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) CCNA
3 7 (3.23%) CCNP
3 7 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.76%) Degree
5 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.84%) VCDX
6 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.92%) ISEB
6 2 (0.92%) MCSE
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) SLA
2 6 (2.76%) QA
3 5 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.92%) SDET
5 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (11.06%) Docker
2 22 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.83%) vSphere
4 7 (3.23%) vCloud
5 6 (2.76%) HDFS
6 5 (2.30%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.84%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.92%) Postfix
8 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.92%) Xen
9 1 (0.46%) iptables
9 1 (0.46%) KVM
9 1 (0.46%) NFS
9 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (28.57%) Puppet
2 44 (20.28%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (11.52%) Ansible
4 10 (4.61%) Nagios
5 9 (4.15%) Kibana
5 9 (4.15%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.76%) Grafana
7 5 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (2.30%) vRealize
8 4 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.38%) logstash
9 3 (1.38%) Opsview
10 2 (0.92%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.92%) SCOM
11 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.46%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.46%) Rsyslog
11 1 (0.46%) SELinux
11 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (11.52%) VMware
2 18 (8.29%) Google
3 16 (7.37%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.07%) Cisco
5 9 (4.15%) Sitecore
5 9 (4.15%) Splunk
6 7 (3.23%) EMC
7 6 (2.76%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.30%) Nimsoft
9 4 (1.84%) SAP
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle
11 2 (0.92%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.92%) webMethods
12 1 (0.46%) Adobe
12 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.46%) CA
12 1 (0.46%) IBM
12 1 (0.46%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
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