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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 193 180 190
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 84 74 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.80% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 2.42% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £700 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
3491 3052 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.73% 32.85% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 1682 1616
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +16 39 £425 -20.93% 11
Berkshire 0 15 £450 +5.88% 8
Oxfordshire -22 10 £425 +11.47% 13
Kent 0 8 - - 5
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £300 -22.58% 2
Hampshire -12 3 £400 - 16
Middlesex - 3 £383 -
East Sussex -2 2 - - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 83 (49.11%) Linux
2 80 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (43.20%) Python
4 62 (36.69%) Puppet
5 61 (36.09%) Jenkins
6 58 (34.32%) JavaScript
7 56 (33.14%) Amazon AWS
8 55 (32.54%) UNIX
9 54 (31.95%) DevOps
10 52 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 49 (28.99%) Ruby on Rails
12 47 (27.81%) Java
13 46 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (21.89%) TDD
15 35 (20.71%) HTML
16 34 (20.12%) CSS
16 34 (20.12%) Subversion
17 32 (18.93%) Configuration Management
17 32 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
18 31 (18.34%) Scrum
19 30 (17.75%) RSpec
20 29 (17.16%) Windows
21 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
22 27 (15.98%) Selenium
23 26 (15.38%) AngularJS
24 23 (13.61%) SQL
25 22 (13.02%) Perl
25 22 (13.02%) PHP
26 21 (12.43%) JIRA
26 21 (12.43%) Maven

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.43%) Node.js
2 19 (11.24%) Apache
3 17 (10.06%) Tomcat
3 17 (10.06%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.73%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.96%) nginx
5 5 (2.96%) IIS
6 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.18%) JBoss
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 56 (33.14%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (8.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (5.33%) IaaS
5 9 (5.33%) Heroku
6 8 (4.73%) SoftLayer
6 8 (4.73%) Sumo Logic
7 7 (4.14%) PaaS
8 4 (2.37%) SaaS
8 4 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.24%) VPN
2 11 (6.51%) LDAP
3 10 (5.92%) Firewall
3 10 (5.92%) SSH
4 9 (5.33%) SSL
4 9 (5.33%) DNS
5 8 (4.73%) SNMP
5 8 (4.73%) DHCP
5 8 (4.73%) Internet
5 8 (4.73%) Wireless
6 3 (1.78%) VLAN
6 3 (1.78%) MPLS
6 3 (1.78%) HTTP
6 3 (1.78%) LAN
6 3 (1.78%) WAN
6 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.78%) Network Security
7 2 (1.18%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.47%) MySQL
2 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (5.92%) Big Data
3 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.37%) Redis
6 3 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.18%) DB2
7 2 (1.18%) HBase
7 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (36.09%) Jenkins
2 52 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 34 (20.12%) Subversion
4 30 (17.75%) RSpec
5 27 (15.98%) Selenium
6 21 (12.43%) Maven
6 21 (12.43%) JIRA
7 18 (10.65%) Ant
8 16 (9.47%) Hudson
9 11 (6.51%) Cucumber
10 10 (5.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.55%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.55%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.96%) RubyGems
13 4 (2.37%) Grunt
13 4 (2.37%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.37%) gulp
13 4 (2.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.78%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (10.06%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.78%) Banking
3 3 (1.78%) Retail
3 3 (1.78%) Billing
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (46.15%) Developer
2 26 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (11.83%) Ruby Developer
4 19 (11.24%) Lead Developer
5 15 (8.88%) Architect
6 13 (7.69%) Administrator
6 13 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (7.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.51%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Consultant
10 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 6 (3.55%) AWS Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Lead Designer
12 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (2.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.99%) Ruby on Rails
2 35 (20.71%) HTML
3 34 (20.12%) CSS
4 26 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 19 (11.24%) Backbone.js
6 16 (9.47%) .NET
7 14 (8.28%) jQuery
8 11 (6.51%) boto
9 10 (5.92%) REST
9 10 (5.92%) HTML5
9 10 (5.92%) Web Services
10 9 (5.33%) Ajax
10 9 (5.33%) CSS3
11 8 (4.73%) Spring
11 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.73%) Grails
12 6 (3.55%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.55%) Sass
13 5 (2.96%) JRuby
13 5 (2.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.33%) User Experience
2 9 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.73%) PKI
3 8 (4.73%) Statistics
3 8 (4.73%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.78%) GIS
5 3 (1.78%) Replication
5 3 (1.78%) Clustering
5 3 (1.78%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) SecurID
6 2 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 83 (49.11%) Linux
2 55 (32.54%) UNIX
3 29 (17.16%) Windows
4 12 (7.10%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.37%) Solaris
8 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.78%) VMS
8 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.18%) SUSE
10 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.95%) DevOps
3 46 (27.22%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (21.89%) TDD
5 32 (18.93%) Configuration Management
6 31 (18.34%) Scrum
7 20 (11.83%) Web Development
8 19 (11.24%) MVC
9 17 (10.06%) BDD
10 16 (9.47%) Software Deployment
11 15 (8.88%) E-Commerce
12 14 (8.28%) Auto-Scaling
13 13 (7.69%) Open Source
14 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (5.92%) Software Engineering
16 9 (5.33%) Use Case
16 9 (5.33%) Analytics
17 8 (4.73%) Automation Testing
17 8 (4.73%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 73 (43.20%) Python
2 58 (34.32%) JavaScript
3 47 (27.81%) Java
4 23 (13.61%) SQL
5 22 (13.02%) Perl
5 22 (13.02%) PHP
6 21 (12.43%) PowerShell
7 18 (10.65%) Shell Script
7 18 (10.65%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.28%) C#
9 8 (4.73%) C++
10 7 (4.14%) Go
11 4 (2.37%) C
12 3 (1.78%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.78%) VB
12 3 (1.78%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.18%) VBScript
14 1 (0.59%) VB6
14 1 (0.59%) Groovy
14 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Degree
2 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (3.55%) Docker
2 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) vCloud
5 1 (0.59%) iptables
Systems Management
1 62 (36.69%) Puppet
2 32 (18.93%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (11.83%) Ansible
4 12 (7.10%) Nagios
5 8 (4.73%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.78%) SCCM
6 3 (1.78%) SCOM
6 3 (1.78%) Opsview
7 2 (1.18%) Mesos
7 2 (1.18%) OpenAM
7 2 (1.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.59%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.59%) Kibana
8 1 (0.59%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Splunk
2 18 (10.65%) Oracle
3 16 (9.47%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.96%) Dell
6 4 (2.37%) VMware
6 4 (2.37%) Adobe
7 3 (1.78%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.18%) ForgeRock
8 2 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (1.18%) HP
9 1 (0.59%) Siebel
9 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.59%) ESRI
9 1 (0.59%) Perforce
9 1 (0.59%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.59%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.59%) New Relic
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