The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 97 74 98
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing Ruby 43 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.52% 2.39% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.61% 6.32% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 67 42
Median daily rate £456 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £558 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.32%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1191 1250 1166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.20% 37.78% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 813 714
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.12 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.70 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the South West region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the South West region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bristol -11 18 £475 +5.55% 5
Gloucestershire -2 16 £450 +5.88% 7
Dorset - 4 £388 -
Wiltshire - 4 £475 -
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (42.86%) Java
3 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
3 33 (36.26%) C#
4 32 (35.16%) Python
5 29 (31.87%) Security Cleared
6 28 (30.77%) Scrum
7 26 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 24 (26.37%) SQL
8 24 (26.37%) DevOps
9 23 (25.27%) Scala
9 23 (25.27%) BDD
10 22 (24.18%) HTML
10 22 (24.18%) CSS
11 21 (23.08%) OO
11 21 (23.08%) .NET
11 21 (23.08%) DV Cleared
12 20 (21.98%) Cucumber
12 20 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (20.88%) TDD
13 19 (20.88%) Unix
14 18 (19.78%) Ruby on Rails
14 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
15 17 (18.68%) JIRA
15 17 (18.68%) QA
15 17 (18.68%) Perl
16 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
16 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
17 15 (16.48%) Selenium
17 15 (16.48%) Elasticsearch

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (16.48%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.89%) Confluence
3 8 (8.79%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) SAS
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) Liferay
5 1 (1.10%) Mule
5 1 (1.10%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.38%) GitHub
3 11 (12.09%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (12.09%) Amazon S3
3 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 12 (13.19%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
4 11 (12.09%) MySQL
5 9 (9.89%) Neo4j
6 8 (8.79%) OrientDB
7 7 (7.69%) Big Data
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.10%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) Cucumber
2 17 (18.68%) JIRA
3 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
4 15 (16.48%) Selenium
4 15 (16.48%) SpecFlow
5 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
6 11 (12.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (12.09%) TeamCity
7 10 (10.99%) Capybara
7 10 (10.99%) JUnit
8 9 (9.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (8.79%) WATIR
9 8 (8.79%) WebDriver
10 7 (7.69%) Bitbucket
11 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
11 6 (6.59%) Rational Functional Tester
12 5 (5.49%) Subversion
12 5 (5.49%) Zephyr
13 4 (4.40%) JMeter
14 3 (3.30%) Bower
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Electronics
2 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.40%) Marketing
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Test Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Data Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Test Specialist
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) CSS
1 22 (24.18%) HTML
2 21 (23.08%) .NET
3 18 (19.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (12.09%) Node.js
8 10 (10.99%) Ember.js
8 10 (10.99%) Web Services
9 8 (8.79%) EJB
9 8 (8.79%) Java EE
9 8 (8.79%) JSF
9 8 (8.79%) Spring
10 7 (7.69%) jQuery
10 7 (7.69%) Sass
11 6 (6.59%) CSS3
11 6 (6.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.09%) Public Cloud
2 11 (12.09%) User Experience
3 10 (10.99%) Blog
4 8 (8.79%) Wiki
5 7 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.10%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Unix
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Android
3 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.30%) Windows
6 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.77%) Scrum
3 26 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 24 (26.37%) DevOps
5 23 (25.27%) BDD
6 21 (23.08%) OO
7 19 (20.88%) TDD
8 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
9 15 (16.48%) Automated Testing
9 15 (16.48%) MVC
10 14 (15.38%) Kanban
10 14 (15.38%) Web Development
11 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 13 (14.29%) Open Source
12 12 (13.19%) Microservices
13 11 (12.09%) CQRS
13 11 (12.09%) High Availability
14 10 (10.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (10.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) Java
2 33 (36.26%) C#
2 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
3 32 (35.16%) Python
4 24 (26.37%) SQL
5 23 (25.27%) Scala
6 17 (18.68%) Perl
7 12 (13.19%) Bash Shell
8 10 (10.99%) C++
9 9 (9.89%) C
10 8 (8.79%) Objective-C
10 8 (8.79%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.20%) R
11 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.10%) Clojure
12 1 (1.10%) Groovy
12 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 13 (14.29%) ISEB
3 13 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle
2 8 (8.79%) HP
3 5 (5.49%) Rally
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.40%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.10%) SaltStack
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