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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 125 142 183
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +41
Contract jobs citing Ruby 117 138 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 1.45% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 4.27% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 106 57
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
2616 3232 3216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.76% 34.06% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1977 1882
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 148 107
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £16.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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
Berkshire +5 20 £450 +28.57% 11
West Sussex +29 19 £475 -7.31% 4
Surrey -20 18 £425 - 7
Oxfordshire +14 16 £500 +33.33% 10
Buckinghamshire - 15 £438 - 6
Hampshire -8 13 £425 +16.43% 15
Kent +9 9 £613 - 4
East Sussex +8 3 £525 -4.54% 1
Middlesex -1 3 £375 -11.76% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 189 (74.41%) Python
2 137 (53.94%) Linux
3 116 (45.67%) Java
4 103 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (34.65%) Puppet
6 87 (34.25%) Amazon AWS
7 78 (30.71%) DevOps
8 77 (30.31%) JavaScript
9 70 (27.56%) Opscode Chef
10 67 (26.38%) Git (software)
11 66 (25.98%) Open Source
12 58 (22.83%) Scrum
13 53 (20.87%) TDD
14 49 (19.29%) Bash Shell
15 48 (18.90%) HTML
16 46 (18.11%) Tomcat
17 45 (17.72%) Apache
17 45 (17.72%) Finance
18 44 (17.32%) Ruby on Rails
18 44 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (16.93%) REST
20 42 (16.54%) CSS
21 41 (16.14%) JSON
22 40 (15.75%) Subversion
22 40 (15.75%) Scala
23 39 (15.35%) Ansible
24 37 (14.57%) Jenkins
24 37 (14.57%) Continuous Delivery
24 37 (14.57%) NoSQL
24 37 (14.57%) Software Engineering

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 46 (18.11%) Tomcat
2 45 (17.72%) Apache
3 30 (11.81%) WebLogic
4 27 (10.63%) OpenStack
5 23 (9.06%) WebSphere
6 18 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (6.30%) nginx
8 13 (5.12%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (3.54%) Confluence
9 9 (3.54%) Jetty
10 8 (3.15%) Apache Solr
11 7 (2.76%) CMS
12 6 (2.36%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.97%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.79%) JBoss
15 1 (0.39%) Apache Qpid
15 1 (0.39%) Drupal
15 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 87 (34.25%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.66%) PaaS
4 20 (7.87%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (6.30%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (5.91%) Amazon S3
7 13 (5.12%) Heroku
7 13 (5.12%) IaaS
8 5 (1.97%) GitHub
8 5 (1.97%) Office 365
9 4 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.57%) SaaS
10 3 (1.18%) Google App Engine
10 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.39%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.63%) HTTP
2 13 (5.12%) DNS
3 11 (4.33%) Firewall
3 11 (4.33%) VPN
4 9 (3.54%) DHCP
5 7 (2.76%) Internet
5 7 (2.76%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.36%) AMQP
6 6 (2.36%) SSL
7 5 (1.97%) IPsec
7 5 (1.97%) LDAP
7 5 (1.97%) Network Security
8 4 (1.57%) SSH
9 3 (1.18%) IPv4
9 3 (1.18%) IPv6
9 3 (1.18%) VLAN
10 2 (0.79%) 2G
10 2 (0.79%) 3G
10 2 (0.79%) 4G
10 2 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.57%) NoSQL
2 36 (14.17%) MySQL
3 30 (11.81%) MongoDB
4 20 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.94%) Big Data
7 9 (3.54%) Redis
7 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.15%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.36%) HBase
10 5 (1.97%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.97%) DataStax
11 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.39%) GIS
13 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 67 (26.38%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.75%) Subversion
3 37 (14.57%) Jenkins
4 32 (12.60%) Selenium
5 21 (8.27%) Cucumber
6 20 (7.87%) JIRA
7 19 (7.48%) Maven
8 16 (6.30%) WebDriver
9 15 (5.91%) Gradle
10 11 (4.33%) JUnit
11 10 (3.94%) Ant
11 10 (3.94%) Jasmine
12 9 (3.54%) FitNesse
12 9 (3.54%) JBehave
13 8 (3.15%) JMeter
14 7 (2.76%) Bitbucket
14 7 (2.76%) eggPlant
15 6 (2.36%) Apache Ivy
15 6 (2.36%) Appium
15 6 (2.36%) GoCD
General
1 45 (17.72%) Finance
2 11 (4.33%) Publishing
3 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.97%) Marketing
5 3 (1.18%) Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Electronics
5 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (44.09%) Developer
2 48 (18.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (14.17%) Administrator
4 30 (11.81%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (9.06%) Senior DevOps
6 22 (8.66%) Java Developer
7 20 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 19 (7.48%) Scala Developer
8 19 (7.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 18 (7.09%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 17 (6.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 16 (6.30%) DevOps Administrator
11 16 (6.30%) Linux Administrator
11 16 (6.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.51%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (5.51%) Ruby Developer
12 14 (5.51%) Software Developer
13 13 (5.12%) DevOps Systems Engineer
14 11 (4.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.90%) HTML
2 44 (17.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 43 (16.93%) REST
4 42 (16.54%) CSS
5 41 (16.14%) JSON
6 34 (13.39%) Web Services
7 33 (12.99%) HTML5
8 22 (8.66%) AngularJS
8 22 (8.66%) Play Framework
9 21 (8.27%) CSS3
10 20 (7.87%) Spring
11 19 (7.48%) RESTful
12 16 (6.30%) Django
13 15 (5.91%) Ajax
14 13 (5.12%) .NET
15 12 (4.72%) jQuery
15 12 (4.72%) Node.js
16 11 (4.33%) Akka
17 10 (3.94%) Express
17 10 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.09%) User Experience
2 14 (5.51%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.15%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.36%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.39%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 137 (53.94%) Linux
2 26 (10.24%) Windows
3 25 (9.84%) Unix
4 19 (7.48%) CentOS
5 12 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.94%) Ubuntu
7 7 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.97%) Android
9 4 (1.57%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.18%) Debian
11 2 (0.79%) Solaris
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.71%) DevOps
3 66 (25.98%) Open Source
4 58 (22.83%) Scrum
5 53 (20.87%) TDD
6 44 (17.32%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (14.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 37 (14.57%) Software Engineering
8 32 (12.60%) Automated Testing
9 31 (12.20%) BDD
10 29 (11.42%) Web Development
11 27 (10.63%) Configuration Management
12 20 (7.87%) OO
13 16 (6.30%) MVC
14 15 (5.91%) ITIL
14 15 (5.91%) Migration
14 15 (5.91%) Test Automation
15 14 (5.51%) Kanban
15 14 (5.51%) Mentoring
15 14 (5.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 189 (74.41%) Python
2 116 (45.67%) Java
3 77 (30.31%) JavaScript
4 49 (19.29%) Bash Shell
5 40 (15.75%) Scala
6 34 (13.39%) Perl
7 31 (12.20%) SQL
8 26 (10.24%) C++
9 23 (9.06%) Go
10 21 (8.27%) C#
11 19 (7.48%) PHP
12 15 (5.91%) PowerShell
13 12 (4.72%) C
14 10 (3.94%) Rust
15 9 (3.54%) Groovy
16 7 (2.76%) Haskell
17 6 (2.36%) F#
17 6 (2.36%) OCaml
18 5 (1.97%) TypeScript
19 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.33%) Degree
4 5 (1.97%) CCNA
4 5 (1.97%) CCNP
4 5 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.97%) MCSE
4 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.18%) ISEB
7 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.39%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.76%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) SDET
System Software
1 33 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.27%) vSphere
3 19 (7.48%) Docker
4 7 (2.76%) vCloud
5 6 (2.36%) HDFS
6 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.79%) Postfix
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.39%) iptables
8 1 (0.39%) KVM
8 1 (0.39%) NFS
8 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 88 (34.65%) Puppet
2 70 (27.56%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (15.35%) Ansible
4 8 (3.15%) Kubernetes
4 8 (3.15%) Nagios
5 5 (1.97%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.18%) Kibana
7 3 (1.18%) Opsview
8 2 (0.79%) logstash
8 2 (0.79%) SCOM
9 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.39%) Grafana
9 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.39%) Salt
9 1 (0.39%) SELinux
9 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (14.17%) VMware
2 14 (5.51%) Google
3 13 (5.12%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.76%) Oracle
5 6 (2.36%) Cisco
5 6 (2.36%) Cloudera
5 6 (2.36%) Splunk
6 5 (1.97%) EMC
6 5 (1.97%) SAP
6 5 (1.97%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.18%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.18%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.79%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.79%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.79%) IBM
8 2 (0.79%) LANDesk
8 2 (0.79%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.79%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.39%) webMethods
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