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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 147 169 199
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +30
Contract jobs citing Ruby 119 107 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.43% 1.08% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 3.17% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 75 43
Median daily rate £469 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
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
3025 3373 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.34% 34.11% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1894 2133 1708
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 123 113
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Surrey +4 32 £463 +8.82% 11
Oxfordshire 0 23 £495 +16.47% 10
West Sussex - 16 £475 - 3
Berkshire 0 12 £425 - 7
Hampshire +4 10 £350 -5.40% 24
Kent +3 9 £613 -
East Sussex +9 7 £300 -45.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 6 £513 +71.00% 6
Middlesex -2 3 £438 +14.37% 1
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 227 (78.55%) Python
2 157 (54.33%) Linux
3 149 (51.56%) Java
4 118 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (37.37%) Git (software)
6 98 (33.91%) Open Source
7 96 (33.22%) DevOps
8 93 (32.18%) HTML
9 92 (31.83%) Puppet
10 91 (31.49%) Amazon AWS
10 91 (31.49%) CSS
10 91 (31.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 90 (31.14%) Scala
12 89 (30.80%) Jenkins
13 86 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (28.37%) Subversion
15 74 (25.61%) Scrum
15 74 (25.61%) REST
16 70 (24.22%) JSON
17 66 (22.84%) HTML5
18 62 (21.45%) Opscode Chef
19 60 (20.76%) Spring
20 59 (20.42%) Ajax
20 59 (20.42%) Automated Testing
21 58 (20.07%) HTTP
21 58 (20.07%) CSS3
22 57 (19.72%) Play Framework
23 55 (19.03%) Bash Shell
23 55 (19.03%) JavaScript
24 53 (18.34%) Django

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 (15.92%) Tomcat
2 44 (15.22%) Apache
3 36 (12.46%) WebLogic
4 30 (10.38%) OpenStack
5 26 (9.00%) Confluence
6 24 (8.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (7.96%) WebSphere
8 15 (5.19%) nginx
9 12 (4.15%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (3.11%) Jetty
11 8 (2.77%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.73%) Apache Pig
12 5 (1.73%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.35%) CMS
13 1 (0.35%) Drupal
13 1 (0.35%) JBoss
13 1 (0.35%) SAS
13 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
1 1 (0.35%) OpenText Process Suite
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 91 (31.49%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (12.46%) PaaS
4 25 (8.65%) Heroku
5 21 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (5.19%) Amazon S3
7 15 (5.19%) IaaS
8 8 (2.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (2.08%) GitHub
9 6 (2.08%) SaaS
10 5 (1.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.73%) Office 365
11 4 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 58 (20.07%) HTTP
2 14 (4.84%) DNS
3 13 (4.50%) AMQP
4 10 (3.46%) DHCP
5 9 (3.11%) Internet
5 9 (3.11%) VPN
6 6 (2.08%) IPsec
6 6 (2.08%) LDAP
6 6 (2.08%) SSL
6 6 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.73%) Network Security
8 4 (1.38%) Firewall
8 4 (1.38%) SSH
9 3 (1.04%) IPv4
9 3 (1.04%) IPv6
9 3 (1.04%) LAN
9 3 (1.04%) VLAN
9 3 (1.04%) WAN
10 2 (0.69%) MPLS
10 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.46%) NoSQL
2 32 (11.07%) MySQL
3 28 (9.69%) MongoDB
4 24 (8.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (6.57%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.84%) Redis
7 11 (3.81%) Big Data
8 7 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.08%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.73%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.73%) DataStax
10 5 (1.73%) HBase
10 5 (1.73%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.35%) GIS
13 1 (0.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 108 (37.37%) Git (software)
2 89 (30.80%) Jenkins
3 82 (28.37%) Subversion
4 48 (16.61%) JUnit
5 34 (11.76%) JIRA
6 31 (10.73%) Selenium
7 15 (5.19%) Maven
8 14 (4.84%) Vagrant
9 11 (3.81%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.11%) Gradle
11 8 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.77%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.73%) Ant
12 5 (1.73%) GoCD
12 5 (1.73%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.38%) Hudson
14 3 (1.04%) Appium
14 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (2.77%) Publishing
2 8 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.38%) Banking
4 3 (1.04%) Marketing
5 2 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (49.48%) Developer
2 63 (21.80%) Java Developer
3 62 (21.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 52 (17.99%) Scala Developer
5 33 (11.42%) Administrator
6 30 (10.38%) Java Scala Developer
7 24 (8.30%) Senior DevOps
7 24 (8.30%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (7.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (7.61%) Software Engineer
9 20 (6.92%) Ruby Developer
9 20 (6.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 17 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 17 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 16 (5.54%) DevOps Administrator
11 16 (5.54%) Java Software Developer
11 16 (5.54%) Software Developer
12 15 (5.19%) HTML Developer
12 15 (5.19%) Java Engineer
13 14 (4.84%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (32.18%) HTML
2 91 (31.49%) CSS
2 91 (31.49%) Ruby on Rails
3 74 (25.61%) REST
4 70 (24.22%) JSON
5 66 (22.84%) HTML5
6 60 (20.76%) Spring
7 59 (20.42%) Ajax
8 58 (20.07%) CSS3
9 57 (19.72%) Play Framework
10 53 (18.34%) Django
11 43 (14.88%) Guice
12 39 (13.49%) RESTful
13 35 (12.11%) Web Services
14 25 (8.65%) Spring MVC
15 22 (7.61%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (5.88%) AngularJS
17 13 (4.50%) .NET
18 10 (3.46%) Akka
18 10 (3.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.57%) User Experience
2 16 (5.54%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.42%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.08%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.69%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) Replication
8 2 (0.69%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.69%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 157 (54.33%) Linux
2 30 (10.38%) Unix
2 30 (10.38%) Windows
3 15 (5.19%) Mac OS X
4 14 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.50%) CentOS
6 9 (3.11%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.38%) VMS
9 3 (1.04%) Android
10 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.69%) Debian
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.69%) Solaris
10 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (33.91%) Open Source
3 96 (33.22%) DevOps
4 86 (29.76%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (25.61%) Scrum
6 59 (20.42%) Automated Testing
7 53 (18.34%) TDD
8 50 (17.30%) Configuration Management
9 45 (15.57%) Software Engineering
10 43 (14.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (13.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 40 (13.84%) Web Design
12 36 (12.46%) Web Development
13 31 (10.73%) Mentoring
13 31 (10.73%) MVC
13 31 (10.73%) OWASP
14 21 (7.27%) Front End Development
15 20 (6.92%) Line Management
16 19 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (5.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 227 (78.55%) Python
2 149 (51.56%) Java
3 90 (31.14%) Scala
4 55 (19.03%) Bash Shell
4 55 (19.03%) JavaScript
5 40 (13.84%) C#
6 37 (12.80%) Perl
7 32 (11.07%) SQL
8 31 (10.73%) Go
8 31 (10.73%) PowerShell
9 22 (7.61%) C++
10 18 (6.23%) PHP
11 14 (4.84%) C
12 10 (3.46%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.11%) Rust
14 5 (1.73%) F#
14 5 (1.73%) Haskell
14 5 (1.73%) OCaml
15 1 (0.35%) sed
15 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 24 (8.30%) SC Cleared
1 24 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.84%) Degree
3 7 (2.42%) MCSE
3 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.73%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB
6 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.69%) PMP
6 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.35%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) SANS
7 1 (0.35%) VCAP
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 29 (10.03%) vSphere
2 27 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.23%) Docker
4 8 (2.77%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.77%) vCloud
5 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.73%) HDFS
7 2 (0.69%) Postfix
8 1 (0.35%) iptables
8 1 (0.35%) KVM
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (31.83%) Puppet
2 62 (21.45%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (15.22%) Ansible
4 12 (4.15%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.08%) SCOM
6 5 (1.73%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (1.38%) SCCM
8 2 (0.69%) Kibana
8 2 (0.69%) logstash
8 2 (0.69%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.35%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.35%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.35%) Salt
9 1 (0.35%) SELinux
9 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 45 (15.57%) Google
2 29 (10.03%) VMware
3 10 (3.46%) Oracle
3 10 (3.46%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.42%) Rackspace
6 5 (1.73%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.38%) Splunk
8 3 (1.04%) SAP
9 2 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco
9 2 (0.69%) Citrix
9 2 (0.69%) HP
9 2 (0.69%) IBM
9 2 (0.69%) Juniper
9 2 (0.69%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.69%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.35%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
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