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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 130 196 183
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 142 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.65% 0.81% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 2.31% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 52 58
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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
3154 3427 3033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.66% 34.96% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 2168 1680
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 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 109 108
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.60 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +21 67 £460 +8.23% 10
Hampshire +21 17 £413 - 22
Oxfordshire +9 17 £413 -2.94% 10
West Sussex - 13 £475 - 1
Berkshire +5 12 £475 +5.55% 12
East Sussex +14 9 £413 - 2
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Middlesex -1 2 £500 +30.71%
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 261 (79.33%) Python
2 177 (53.80%) Java
3 176 (53.50%) Linux
4 152 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (41.64%) Git (software)
6 121 (36.78%) Jenkins
7 118 (35.87%) Open Source
8 117 (35.56%) DevOps
8 117 (35.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 117 (35.56%) CSS
9 116 (35.26%) HTML
10 110 (33.43%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (31.91%) Scala
12 104 (31.61%) Subversion
13 98 (29.79%) Puppet
14 95 (28.88%) REST
14 95 (28.88%) Amazon AWS
15 90 (27.36%) JSON
16 88 (26.75%) Scrum
17 86 (26.14%) Automated Testing
18 85 (25.84%) HTML5
19 84 (25.53%) Ajax
20 82 (24.92%) CSS3
21 78 (23.71%) HTTP
22 77 (23.40%) Spring
22 77 (23.40%) Play Framework
23 76 (23.10%) Django
24 72 (21.88%) JUnit
25 71 (21.58%) Configuration Management
26 69 (20.97%) Opscode Chef

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 (13.98%) OpenStack
2 44 (13.37%) Confluence
3 39 (11.85%) Tomcat
4 36 (10.94%) Apache
4 36 (10.94%) WebLogic
5 26 (7.90%) Cloud Foundry
6 24 (7.29%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.13%) nginx
9 4 (1.22%) JBoss
10 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.91%) CMS
10 3 (0.91%) Jetty
11 2 (0.61%) Drupal
11 2 (0.61%) IIS
11 2 (0.61%) WordPress
12 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.30%) SAS
12 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 95 (28.88%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (13.07%) PaaS
4 25 (7.60%) Heroku
5 19 (5.78%) IaaS
6 18 (5.47%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (4.26%) Amazon S3
9 10 (3.04%) SaaS
10 9 (2.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.52%) GitHub
14 4 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.61%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
16 1 (0.30%) Engine Yard
16 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (23.71%) HTTP
2 13 (3.95%) DNS
3 10 (3.04%) DHCP
4 9 (2.74%) AMQP
4 9 (2.74%) VPN
5 7 (2.13%) Internet
5 7 (2.13%) SSL
6 6 (1.82%) IPsec
6 6 (1.82%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.52%) Firewall
7 5 (1.52%) LDAP
7 5 (1.52%) Network Security
8 4 (1.22%) SSH
9 3 (0.91%) IPv4
9 3 (0.91%) IPv6
9 3 (0.91%) LAN
9 3 (0.91%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.91%) VLAN
9 3 (0.91%) WAN
10 2 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.33%) MySQL
2 29 (8.81%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.60%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (6.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.17%) Redis
7 10 (3.04%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.74%) Big Data
9 8 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (2.13%) SQL Server
11 6 (1.82%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.30%) GIS
13 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.30%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 137 (41.64%) Git (software)
2 121 (36.78%) Jenkins
3 104 (31.61%) Subversion
4 72 (21.88%) JUnit
5 57 (17.33%) JIRA
6 36 (10.94%) Selenium
7 19 (5.78%) Maven
8 15 (4.56%) Ant
9 14 (4.26%) Vagrant
10 13 (3.95%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.43%) Gradle
12 8 (2.43%) Hudson
13 5 (1.52%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.22%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
15 3 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
15 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.61%) RSpec
General
1 52 (15.81%) Finance
2 8 (2.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.22%) Banking
3 4 (1.22%) Law
3 4 (1.22%) Publishing
4 3 (0.91%) Marketing
5 2 (0.61%) Billing
5 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.30%) Back Office
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (47.72%) Developer
2 81 (24.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 67 (20.36%) Java Developer
4 63 (19.15%) Scala Developer
5 39 (11.85%) Java Scala Developer
6 30 (9.12%) Administrator
7 29 (8.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 29 (8.81%) Senior DevOps
8 25 (7.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 25 (7.60%) Software Engineer
9 21 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (5.47%) Java Engineer
10 18 (5.47%) Ruby Developer
10 18 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 17 (5.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 17 (5.17%) Software Developer
12 16 (4.86%) DevOps Administrator
13 15 (4.56%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.56%) CSS
1 117 (35.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 116 (35.26%) HTML
3 95 (28.88%) REST
4 90 (27.36%) JSON
5 85 (25.84%) HTML5
6 84 (25.53%) Ajax
7 82 (24.92%) CSS3
8 77 (23.40%) Play Framework
8 77 (23.40%) Spring
9 76 (23.10%) Django
10 66 (20.06%) Guice
11 47 (14.29%) RESTful
12 36 (10.94%) Spring MVC
13 32 (9.73%) Web Services
14 25 (7.60%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (4.26%) jQuery
16 13 (3.95%) .NET
17 11 (3.34%) AngularJS
18 9 (2.74%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.42%) User Experience
2 16 (4.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.52%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.91%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.61%) iPad
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Replication
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 176 (53.50%) Linux
2 38 (11.55%) Windows
3 31 (9.42%) Unix
4 16 (4.86%) Mac OS X
5 13 (3.95%) CentOS
5 13 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.43%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.43%) VMS
6 8 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.52%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.91%) Solaris
10 2 (0.61%) Android
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (46.20%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (35.87%) Open Source
3 117 (35.56%) DevOps
4 110 (33.43%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (26.75%) Scrum
6 86 (26.14%) Automated Testing
7 71 (21.58%) Configuration Management
8 61 (18.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 61 (18.54%) Web Design
9 50 (15.20%) Mentoring
9 50 (15.20%) Software Engineering
10 47 (14.29%) OWASP
10 47 (14.29%) TDD
10 47 (14.29%) Web Development
11 44 (13.37%) Continuous Delivery
12 42 (12.77%) MVC
13 29 (8.81%) Front End Development
14 27 (8.21%) Line Management
14 27 (8.21%) Service Design
15 24 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 261 (79.33%) Python
2 177 (53.80%) Java
3 105 (31.91%) Scala
4 68 (20.67%) C#
5 51 (15.50%) Bash Shell
6 49 (14.89%) JavaScript
7 47 (14.29%) Perl
8 45 (13.68%) PowerShell
9 34 (10.33%) SQL
10 29 (8.81%) Go
11 26 (7.90%) C++
12 14 (4.26%) C
12 14 (4.26%) PHP
13 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.52%) Rust
15 1 (0.30%) F#
15 1 (0.30%) Haskell
15 1 (0.30%) OCaml
15 1 (0.30%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 35 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.26%) Degree
4 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.74%) MCSE
6 5 (1.52%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.91%) EMC Certification
8 3 (0.91%) ISEB
8 3 (0.91%) VCAP
9 2 (0.61%) CCNP
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.61%) MCITP
9 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.61%) PMP
9 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CCNA
10 1 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (1.22%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (10.94%) vSphere
2 35 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.47%) Docker
4 12 (3.65%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.43%) vCloud
6 6 (1.82%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) KVM
7 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (29.79%) Puppet
2 69 (20.97%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (15.50%) Ansible
4 8 (2.43%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.43%) SCCM
4 8 (2.43%) SCOM
5 4 (1.22%) Nagios
6 2 (0.61%) Kibana
6 2 (0.61%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.30%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.30%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.30%) Salt
7 1 (0.30%) Scalr
7 1 (0.30%) SELinux
7 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 68 (20.67%) Google
2 39 (11.85%) VMware
3 14 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.26%) Oracle
4 10 (3.04%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.74%) Splunk
6 8 (2.43%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.52%) Dell
7 5 (1.52%) EMC
7 5 (1.52%) LANDesk
8 4 (1.22%) Cisco
9 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.91%) Citrix
9 3 (0.91%) IBM
9 3 (0.91%) Juniper
9 3 (0.91%) SAP
9 3 (0.91%) Telelogic
10 2 (0.61%) HP
10 2 (0.61%) Serena
10 2 (0.61%) SolarWinds
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