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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 164 200 197
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 92 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 0.54% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 1.64% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£398 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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
3095 2930 2656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.67% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1636 1357
Average daily rate £355 £340 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 107 196
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.62 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 33 £375 - 11
Hampshire +10 31 £403 -5.29% 16
Berkshire +4 12 £340 -15.00% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £413 +36.92% 1
East Sussex -14 2 - - 6
Oxfordshire -20 2 £450 +5.88% 9
Sussex - 1 £350 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 104 (57.78%) Linux
2 96 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (50.00%) Python
4 71 (39.44%) Puppet
5 66 (36.67%) Jenkins
6 62 (34.44%) Java
7 61 (33.89%) UNIX
8 57 (31.67%) Windows
9 56 (31.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 54 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 52 (28.89%) Configuration Management
12 50 (27.78%) PowerShell
13 48 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
14 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
15 42 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 41 (22.78%) Shell Script
17 40 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (21.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 36 (20.00%) HTML
20 35 (19.44%) CSS
21 34 (18.89%) Mac OS X
22 32 (17.78%) Open Source
23 31 (17.22%) Continuous Delivery
24 29 (16.11%) Perl
25 25 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
25 25 (13.89%) DevOps
26 24 (13.33%) MVC
26 24 (13.33%) JIRA
27 23 (12.78%) Heroku
28 22 (12.22%) AngularJS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (6.67%) Apache
2 11 (6.11%) Confluence
3 10 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 9 (5.00%) Node.js
5 8 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.78%) IIS
7 4 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.22%) nginx
8 2 (1.11%) MediaWiki
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.11%) JBoss
8 2 (1.11%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.11%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) MS Office
2 7 (3.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (12.78%) Heroku
4 11 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (3.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.33%) PaaS
7 6 (3.33%) IaaS
8 4 (2.22%) SaaS
9 3 (1.67%) GitHub
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) Firewall
2 11 (6.11%) VPN
3 8 (4.44%) DNS
3 8 (4.44%) Internet
4 7 (3.89%) LDAP
4 7 (3.89%) DHCP
5 6 (3.33%) Network Security
6 4 (2.22%) LAN
6 4 (2.22%) WAN
7 3 (1.67%) MPLS
7 3 (1.67%) SSH
7 3 (1.67%) VLAN
7 3 (1.67%) IPv6
8 2 (1.11%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.11%) IPsec
8 2 (1.11%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.11%) OSPF
8 2 (1.11%) BGP
8 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) MySQL
1 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.00%) Big Data
2 9 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.22%) Redis
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.11%) DB2
5 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 66 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 54 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 38 (21.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (13.33%) JIRA
5 21 (11.67%) Subversion
5 21 (11.67%) Maven
6 20 (11.11%) Selenium
6 20 (11.11%) RSpec
7 18 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 13 (7.22%) JUnit
9 11 (6.11%) SoapUI
10 10 (5.56%) WebDriver
11 9 (5.00%) JMeter
12 8 (4.44%) SpecFlow
13 7 (3.89%) QuickTest Pro
14 6 (3.33%) Ant
15 5 (2.78%) ClearCase
15 5 (2.78%) WATIR
16 4 (2.22%) Checkstyle
16 4 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (2.22%) Marketing
3 3 (1.67%) Banking
3 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (52.22%) Developer
2 14 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (6.67%) Architect
4 12 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
5 11 (6.11%) Test Leader
6 10 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 10 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 9 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 9 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.33%) Tester
9 6 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (2.78%) Analyst
10 5 (2.78%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (2.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (31.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 36 (20.00%) HTML
3 35 (19.44%) CSS
4 22 (12.22%) AngularJS
5 17 (9.44%) .NET
6 16 (8.89%) jQuery
7 10 (5.56%) REST
8 9 (5.00%) SOAP
9 7 (3.89%) Web Services
9 7 (3.89%) Middleware
10 6 (3.33%) HTML5
10 6 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.78%) JRuby
11 5 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (2.78%) CSS3
11 5 (2.78%) PhoneGap
11 5 (2.78%) J2EE
11 5 (2.78%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.22%) Underscore.js
12 4 (2.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.89%) Private Cloud
2 5 (2.78%) User Experience
2 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.67%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.11%) GIS
4 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.11%) Replication
4 2 (1.11%) Clustering
4 2 (1.11%) SecurID
4 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.11%) Wiki
4 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 104 (57.78%) Linux
2 61 (33.89%) UNIX
3 57 (31.67%) Windows
4 34 (18.89%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.22%) Solaris
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.67%) Debian
7 3 (1.67%) CentOS
7 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.11%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.89%) Configuration Management
3 40 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (17.78%) Open Source
5 31 (17.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 25 (13.89%) DevOps
7 24 (13.33%) MVC
8 21 (11.67%) Web Development
9 20 (11.11%) Scrum
10 18 (10.00%) TDD
10 18 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (7.78%) BDD
11 14 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.44%) MVVM
13 7 (3.89%) Test Strategy
13 7 (3.89%) Capacity Management
13 7 (3.89%) SDLC
14 6 (3.33%) Auto-Scaling
14 6 (3.33%) Software Deployment
14 6 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (50.00%) Python
2 62 (34.44%) Java
3 50 (27.78%) PowerShell
4 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (22.78%) Shell Script
6 29 (16.11%) Perl
7 20 (11.11%) PHP
7 20 (11.11%) C#
8 18 (10.00%) Go
9 16 (8.89%) SQL
10 14 (7.78%) Bash Shell
11 11 (6.11%) C++
12 7 (3.89%) C
13 5 (2.78%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.22%) VB
15 3 (1.67%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.11%) VBScript
17 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
17 1 (0.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) PMP
4 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.11%) Postfix
3 2 (1.11%) XenServer
3 2 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.11%) Samba
3 2 (1.11%) iptables
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 71 (39.44%) Puppet
2 25 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.22%) Nagios
5 3 (1.67%) Ansible
5 3 (1.67%) Opsview
6 2 (1.11%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.11%) Salt
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.11%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.56%) AppManager
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.44%) Oracle
3 12 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.11%) VMware
5 5 (2.78%) NetApp
6 3 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.67%) Adobe
7 2 (1.11%) Citrix
7 2 (1.11%) IBM
7 2 (1.11%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.11%) Talend
8 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.56%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.56%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.56%) ESRI
8 1 (0.56%) Perforce
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago