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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / South East
Rank 148 127 175
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +48
Contract jobs citing Ruby 88 136 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.16% 1.58% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 4.71% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 102 45
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
2539 2890 3247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.33% 33.68% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1902 1807
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 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 111 121
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +11 29 £475 +18.75% 4
Surrey -8 20 £425 - 11
West Sussex +3 19 £449 -26.67% 7
Hampshire -12 6 £375 -6.25% 23
Buckinghamshire - 5 £388 - 4
Oxfordshire -9 4 £488 +50.00% 7
Middlesex +3 3 £214 -44.83%
East Sussex +2 1 £388 - 3
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 132 (65.67%) Java
2 130 (64.68%) Python
3 123 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (46.77%) Linux
5 75 (37.31%) JavaScript
6 64 (31.84%) REST
7 62 (30.85%) JSON
8 60 (29.85%) TDD
9 57 (28.36%) Scrum
10 56 (27.86%) Git (software)
11 54 (26.87%) Open Source
12 47 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (23.38%) Puppet
12 47 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (23.38%) HTTP
13 46 (22.89%) NoSQL
14 45 (22.39%) Selenium
14 45 (22.39%) Automated Testing
15 43 (21.39%) MongoDB
16 42 (20.90%) OO
17 41 (20.40%) HTML
17 41 (20.40%) BDD
18 40 (19.90%) DevOps
19 36 (17.91%) Scala
19 36 (17.91%) Bash Shell
20 35 (17.41%) Opscode Chef
20 35 (17.41%) Windows
21 34 (16.92%) CSS
21 34 (16.92%) SQL
21 34 (16.92%) Jenkins

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 26 (12.94%) OpenStack
2 19 (9.45%) Confluence
2 19 (9.45%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (9.45%) nginx
3 18 (8.96%) Tomcat
4 17 (8.46%) Apache
5 16 (7.96%) CMS
6 15 (7.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (6.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (2.99%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.99%) Jetty
9 5 (2.49%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.49%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.99%) JBoss
10 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.50%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.38%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.46%) PaaS
4 14 (6.97%) GitHub
5 13 (6.47%) Heroku
6 8 (3.98%) Google Analytics
7 6 (2.99%) IaaS
8 5 (2.49%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (2.49%) Office 365
8 5 (2.49%) SoftLayer
9 4 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.00%) Google App Engine
10 2 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.00%) SaaS
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.38%) HTTP
2 13 (6.47%) Firewall
3 9 (4.48%) SSL
3 9 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.98%) DNS
5 5 (2.49%) AMQP
6 4 (1.99%) VSAN
7 3 (1.49%) Internet
7 3 (1.49%) VPN
8 2 (1.00%) 2G
8 2 (1.00%) 3G
8 2 (1.00%) 4G
8 2 (1.00%) FTP
8 2 (1.00%) LDAP
9 1 (0.50%) DHCP
9 1 (0.50%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.50%) SMTP
9 1 (0.50%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.89%) NoSQL
2 43 (21.39%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (8.96%) MySQL
4 13 (6.47%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.47%) Redis
6 8 (3.98%) Big Data
7 7 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.99%) HBase
9 5 (2.49%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.49%) DataStax
10 3 (1.49%) InfluxDB
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 56 (27.86%) Git (software)
2 45 (22.39%) Selenium
3 34 (16.92%) Jenkins
4 30 (14.93%) JIRA
5 27 (13.43%) Ant
6 26 (12.94%) Cucumber
6 26 (12.94%) Subversion
6 26 (12.94%) WebDriver
7 25 (12.44%) Gradle
7 25 (12.44%) Maven
8 22 (10.95%) Bitbucket
9 18 (8.96%) JMeter
10 17 (8.46%) eggPlant
11 16 (7.96%) Apache Ivy
11 16 (7.96%) JUnit
12 12 (5.97%) Gatling
13 10 (4.98%) Grunt
13 10 (4.98%) gulp
14 9 (4.48%) FitNesse
14 9 (4.48%) JBehave
General
1 15 (7.46%) Finance
2 7 (3.48%) Publishing
3 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.49%) Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
5 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (51.74%) Developer
2 27 (13.43%) Scala Developer
3 24 (11.94%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (9.45%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.45%) Node.js Developer
5 16 (7.96%) Administrator
5 16 (7.96%) Software Engineer
6 15 (7.46%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (7.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (7.46%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (6.47%) Developer in Test
8 11 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) Analyst
10 9 (4.48%) Architect
10 9 (4.48%) Java Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Ruby Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Tester
11 8 (3.98%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.84%) REST
2 62 (30.85%) JSON
3 41 (20.40%) HTML
4 34 (16.92%) CSS
4 34 (16.92%) HTML5
5 33 (16.42%) Web Services
6 32 (15.92%) Ruby on Rails
7 29 (14.43%) Node.js
8 24 (11.94%) AngularJS
9 23 (11.44%) XML
10 22 (10.95%) CSS3
10 22 (10.95%) Play Framework
10 22 (10.95%) Spring
11 21 (10.45%) RESTful
12 19 (9.45%) Express
13 16 (7.96%) Ajax
13 16 (7.96%) Django
13 16 (7.96%) jQuery
14 15 (7.46%) Gherkin
15 13 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.44%) User Experience
2 11 (5.47%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (3.48%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.48%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.49%) FlexPod
4 5 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 94 (46.77%) Linux
2 35 (17.41%) Windows
3 29 (14.43%) Unix
4 12 (5.97%) CentOS
4 12 (5.97%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.49%) Android
6 5 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.00%) Debian
9 1 (0.50%) AIX
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.50%) SUSE
9 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.85%) TDD
3 57 (28.36%) Scrum
4 54 (26.87%) Open Source
5 47 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (22.39%) Automated Testing
7 42 (20.90%) OO
8 41 (20.40%) BDD
9 40 (19.90%) DevOps
10 32 (15.92%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (15.42%) MVC
12 28 (13.93%) Software Engineering
13 26 (12.94%) Web Development
14 21 (10.45%) Test Automation
15 20 (9.95%) Configuration Management
16 19 (9.45%) OOP
17 18 (8.96%) Pair Programming
18 17 (8.46%) OOD
18 17 (8.46%) Project Management
19 16 (7.96%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (65.67%) Java
2 130 (64.68%) Python
3 75 (37.31%) JavaScript
4 36 (17.91%) Bash Shell
4 36 (17.91%) Scala
5 34 (16.92%) SQL
6 30 (14.93%) C#
7 27 (13.43%) Perl
8 26 (12.94%) C++
8 26 (12.94%) Groovy
9 19 (9.45%) Go
10 13 (6.47%) Haskell
11 11 (5.47%) PHP
12 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.99%) C
14 5 (2.49%) F#
14 5 (2.49%) OCaml
14 5 (2.49%) Rust
14 5 (2.49%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.98%) CCNA
3 8 (3.98%) CCNP
3 8 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.99%) VCDX
5 3 (1.49%) Degree
5 3 (1.49%) MCSE
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.00%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) SLA
2 8 (3.98%) QA
3 5 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) SDET
System Software
1 32 (15.92%) Docker
2 19 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.96%) vSphere
4 6 (2.99%) HDFS
5 5 (2.49%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.49%) vCloud
6 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.00%) Postfix
7 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.50%) iptables
8 1 (0.50%) NFS
8 1 (0.50%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.50%) Xen
8 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (23.38%) Puppet
2 35 (17.41%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (9.45%) Ansible
4 12 (5.97%) Kibana
5 11 (5.47%) Nagios
6 8 (3.98%) Grafana
6 8 (3.98%) Kubernetes
7 7 (3.48%) logstash
8 5 (2.49%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (2.49%) vRealize
9 4 (1.99%) HP Fortify
9 4 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.49%) Fluentd
10 3 (1.49%) Graphite
10 3 (1.49%) Opsview
10 3 (1.49%) Rsyslog
10 3 (1.49%) Salt
10 3 (1.49%) StatsD
10 3 (1.49%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (11.94%) Google
2 22 (10.95%) VMware
3 15 (7.46%) Red Hat
3 15 (7.46%) Sitecore
3 15 (7.46%) Splunk
4 12 (5.97%) Cisco
5 8 (3.98%) EMC
6 7 (3.48%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.49%) HP
7 5 (2.49%) Nimsoft
7 5 (2.49%) Oracle
8 3 (1.49%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.49%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.49%) SAP
8 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.49%) webMethods
9 2 (1.00%) Adobe
9 2 (1.00%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.50%) CA
10 1 (0.50%) Sybase
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £511.50 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago