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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 113 197 177
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -20
Contract jobs citing Ruby 166 72 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.87% 0.76% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 2.23% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 43 55
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £468 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -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
3128 3223 2988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.15% 34.24% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2011 1643
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 85 102
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 58 £463 - 3
Surrey +17 48 £450 +12.50% 21
Hampshire +9 22 £425 - 15
Kent - 12 £750 - 1
Berkshire -2 9 £413 -8.33% 9
Oxfordshire +14 6 £400 -17.94% 12
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
East Sussex +5 3 £500 - 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 265 (75.50%) Python
2 201 (57.26%) Java
3 179 (51.00%) Linux
4 172 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (47.29%) Git (software)
6 149 (42.45%) Jenkins
7 138 (39.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 127 (36.18%) CSS
9 126 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (34.19%) HTML
11 118 (33.62%) Open Source
12 115 (32.76%) DevOps
13 113 (32.19%) REST
14 108 (30.77%) Scala
15 107 (30.48%) Subversion
16 103 (29.34%) JSON
17 100 (28.49%) Ajax
18 99 (28.21%) Automated Testing
18 99 (28.21%) HTML5
19 98 (27.92%) CSS3
20 97 (27.64%) Scrum
21 96 (27.35%) Puppet
22 94 (26.78%) HTTP
23 92 (26.21%) Spring
24 90 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
25 89 (25.36%) Django
25 89 (25.36%) C#
26 88 (25.07%) Play Framework
27 86 (24.50%) JUnit
28 82 (23.36%) Google

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 54 (15.38%) Confluence
1 54 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 33 (9.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 30 (8.55%) WebLogic
4 25 (7.12%) Apache
5 23 (6.55%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.71%) IIS
8 4 (1.14%) CMS
8 4 (1.14%) JBoss
9 3 (0.85%) Drupal
9 3 (0.85%) nginx
10 2 (0.57%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 90 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (17.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (15.10%) PaaS
4 27 (7.69%) Heroku
5 24 (6.84%) IaaS
6 15 (4.27%) SaaS
7 12 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (2.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.99%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.14%) GitHub
13 3 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.57%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.28%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 94 (26.78%) HTTP
2 16 (4.56%) DNS
3 11 (3.13%) DHCP
4 9 (2.56%) AMQP
4 9 (2.56%) SSL
5 7 (1.99%) NetScaler
6 6 (1.71%) Firewall
6 6 (1.71%) Internet
7 5 (1.42%) IPsec
7 5 (1.42%) VPN
7 5 (1.42%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.14%) SSH
8 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.85%) LDAP
10 2 (0.57%) LAN
10 2 (0.57%) WAN
11 1 (0.28%) FTP
11 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.54%) Relational Database
2 29 (8.26%) MySQL
3 26 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (7.12%) NoSQL
5 22 (6.27%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.41%) Redis
7 17 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (3.42%) Big Data
9 9 (2.56%) SQL Server
10 7 (1.99%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.57%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.28%) GIS
13 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 166 (47.29%) Git (software)
2 149 (42.45%) Jenkins
3 107 (30.48%) Subversion
4 86 (24.50%) JUnit
5 70 (19.94%) JIRA
6 46 (13.11%) Selenium
7 26 (7.41%) Maven
8 22 (6.27%) Cucumber
9 21 (5.98%) Ant
9 21 (5.98%) Vagrant
10 12 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.42%) Hudson
11 9 (2.56%) RSpec
12 8 (2.28%) Gradle
12 8 (2.28%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.42%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.14%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.85%) Mocha
15 3 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (12.25%) Finance
2 9 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.42%) Banking
4 4 (1.14%) Law
4 4 (1.14%) Legal
5 3 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.57%) Advertising
6 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 159 (45.30%) Developer
2 73 (20.80%) Scala Developer
3 72 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 67 (19.09%) Java Developer
5 40 (11.40%) Java Scala Developer
6 33 (9.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 28 (7.98%) Administrator
8 26 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 26 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 20 (5.70%) Architect
10 18 (5.13%) Java Engineer
10 18 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.27%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Lead Developer
11 15 (4.27%) Ruby Developer
11 15 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
12 14 (3.99%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
13 13 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (39.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 127 (36.18%) CSS
3 120 (34.19%) HTML
4 113 (32.19%) REST
5 103 (29.34%) JSON
6 100 (28.49%) Ajax
7 99 (28.21%) HTML5
8 98 (27.92%) CSS3
9 92 (26.21%) Spring
10 89 (25.36%) Django
11 88 (25.07%) Play Framework
12 80 (22.79%) Guice
13 54 (15.38%) RESTful
14 42 (11.97%) Spring MVC
15 37 (10.54%) Web Services
16 28 (7.98%) RabbitMQ
17 16 (4.56%) .NET
18 15 (4.27%) Node.js
19 14 (3.99%) jQuery
20 10 (2.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.97%) User Experience
2 23 (6.55%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.71%) Cloud Native
6 6 (1.71%) VCE vBlock
7 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.57%) Clustering
8 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.28%) AS400
9 1 (0.28%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.28%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 179 (51.00%) Linux
2 57 (16.24%) Windows
3 40 (11.40%) Unix
4 24 (6.84%) Mac OS X
5 19 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.42%) VMS
7 11 (3.13%) Windows Server
8 10 (2.85%) CentOS
9 9 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.85%) Solaris
14 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.28%) Android
15 1 (0.28%) Debian
15 1 (0.28%) Fedora
15 1 (0.28%) SUSE
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
3 118 (33.62%) Open Source
4 115 (32.76%) DevOps
5 99 (28.21%) Automated Testing
6 97 (27.64%) Scrum
7 81 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 74 (21.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 70 (19.94%) Web Design
10 55 (15.67%) Mentoring
10 55 (15.67%) OWASP
10 55 (15.67%) Web Development
11 54 (15.38%) MVC
12 53 (15.10%) Software Engineering
12 53 (15.10%) TDD
13 36 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (9.40%) Front End Development
15 30 (8.55%) Service Design
16 28 (7.98%) Line Management
17 25 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 265 (75.50%) Python
2 201 (57.26%) Java
3 108 (30.77%) Scala
4 89 (25.36%) C#
5 63 (17.95%) PowerShell
6 58 (16.52%) Bash Shell
7 55 (15.67%) JavaScript
8 48 (13.68%) Perl
9 41 (11.68%) SQL
10 30 (8.55%) Go
11 22 (6.27%) C++
12 21 (5.98%) PHP
12 21 (5.98%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.28%) C
14 5 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.57%) ES6
16 1 (0.28%) C-shell
16 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.28%) Groovy
16 1 (0.28%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 47 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.27%) Degree
5 12 (3.42%) MCSE
6 5 (1.42%) ISEB
6 5 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.14%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.14%) CCNP
7 4 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.14%) EMC Certification
7 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.14%) MCITP
7 4 (1.14%) VCAP
8 3 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.85%) CCNA
8 3 (0.85%) MCTS
9 2 (0.57%) PMP
9 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.28%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (11.11%) vSphere
2 36 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.12%) Docker
4 19 (5.41%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.28%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.42%) vCloud
7 3 (0.85%) Xen
8 2 (0.57%) iptables
9 1 (0.28%) Btrfs
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) KVM
9 1 (0.28%) LXC
9 1 (0.28%) Samba
9 1 (0.28%) Snort
9 1 (0.28%) Squid
9 1 (0.28%) Varnish
9 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 96 (27.35%) Puppet
2 60 (17.09%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (13.96%) Ansible
4 12 (3.42%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.42%) SCCM
4 12 (3.42%) SCOM
5 8 (2.28%) Nagios
6 2 (0.57%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.57%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.57%) SELinux
7 1 (0.28%) Cacti
7 1 (0.28%) Graphite
7 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.28%) logstash
7 1 (0.28%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) rkt
7 1 (0.28%) Salt
7 1 (0.28%) Scalr
7 1 (0.28%) systemd
7 1 (0.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 82 (23.36%) Google
2 49 (13.96%) VMware
3 29 (8.26%) Oracle
4 27 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 23 (6.55%) Microsoft
6 14 (3.99%) Splunk
7 10 (2.85%) Cisco
8 9 (2.56%) Dell
8 9 (2.56%) EMC
9 7 (1.99%) Juniper
9 7 (1.99%) Rackspace
9 7 (1.99%) Serena
10 6 (1.71%) Citrix
10 6 (1.71%) IBM
11 5 (1.42%) ATG
11 5 (1.42%) F5
11 5 (1.42%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.14%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.14%) hybris
12 4 (1.14%) SaltStack
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