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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / South West
Rank 88 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 47 85 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.74% 2.84% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 7.35% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 69 59
Median daily rate £425 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1076 1157 1200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.87% 38.63% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 724 772
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 61
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 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
Gloucestershire 0 11 £438 +6.70% 2
Wiltshire +7 10 £488 +44.44%
Devon -13 10 £400 +3.22% 7
Somerset +7 9 £350 -3.44% 1
Bristol -22 4 £469 +33.92% 8
Dorset - 2 £413 - 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (58.62%) Python
3 42 (48.28%) Java
4 38 (43.68%) DevOps
5 34 (39.08%) Linux
6 32 (36.78%) Bash Shell
7 31 (35.63%) Security Cleared
8 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
9 22 (25.29%) Docker
10 21 (24.14%) SQL
11 20 (22.99%) Ansible
12 19 (21.84%) Perl
13 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
13 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (19.54%) GitHub
14 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
14 17 (19.54%) TDD
15 16 (18.39%) Automated Testing
15 16 (18.39%) Scrum
15 16 (18.39%) Configuration Management
15 16 (18.39%) ISEB
15 16 (18.39%) Cucumber
15 16 (18.39%) Puppet
15 16 (18.39%) Open Source
15 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
15 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
16 14 (16.09%) JIRA
16 14 (16.09%) BDD
16 14 (16.09%) Web Services

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 11 (12.64%) Apache
1 11 (12.64%) Confluence
2 8 (9.20%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (8.05%) nginx
4 3 (3.45%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.30%) JBoss
5 2 (2.30%) Moodle
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.30%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (19.54%) GitHub
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (5.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (5.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (5.75%) Route 53
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) DNS
1 7 (8.05%) HTTP
1 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.75%) SSL
3 4 (4.60%) VoIP
3 4 (4.60%) VPN
3 4 (4.60%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.45%) AMQP
4 3 (3.45%) SSH
5 1 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) Network Security
5 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
3 10 (11.49%) MySQL
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.90%) Big Data
5 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.75%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.60%) OrientDB
8 2 (2.30%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.30%) dBASE
8 2 (2.30%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
2 16 (18.39%) Cucumber
2 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.09%) JIRA
4 13 (14.94%) Vagrant
5 11 (12.64%) Selenium
6 9 (10.34%) Bitbucket
7 8 (9.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (6.90%) LoadRunner
8 6 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (6.90%) Rational Functional Tester
8 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.90%) Zephyr
9 4 (4.60%) Artifactory
9 4 (4.60%) CMake
9 4 (4.60%) Hudson
9 4 (4.60%) SonarQube
9 4 (4.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.45%) WATIR
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Electronics
2 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.05%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
4 6 (6.90%) Analyst
4 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (5.75%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Consultant
6 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Java Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.60%) Test Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Tester
7 3 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) Web Services
2 13 (14.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (11.49%) .NET
4 9 (10.34%) CSS
4 9 (10.34%) HTML
4 9 (10.34%) REST
5 8 (9.20%) XML
6 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.90%) Gherkin
6 6 (6.90%) Node.js
6 6 (6.90%) RESTful
7 5 (5.75%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (5.75%) SOAP
7 5 (5.75%) Spring
8 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.60%) Dropwizard
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
1 4 (4.60%) User Experience
1 4 (4.60%) Wiki
2 3 (3.45%) Blog
2 3 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) CESG
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.08%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (9.20%) Unix
4 7 (8.05%) CentOS
5 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.60%) CoreOS
6 4 (4.60%) Windows
7 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.15%) Android
8 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (43.68%) DevOps
3 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (19.54%) TDD
5 16 (18.39%) Automated Testing
5 16 (18.39%) Configuration Management
5 16 (18.39%) Open Source
5 16 (18.39%) Scrum
6 14 (16.09%) BDD
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (11.49%) Software Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.20%) Kanban
9 8 (9.20%) Web Development
10 7 (8.05%) Microservices
10 7 (8.05%) Test Management
10 7 (8.05%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.90%) Auto-Scaling
11 6 (6.90%) Functional Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) Python
2 42 (48.28%) Java
3 32 (36.78%) Bash Shell
4 21 (24.14%) SQL
5 19 (21.84%) Perl
6 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 12 (13.79%) Scala
8 9 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 8 (9.20%) C#
9 8 (9.20%) C++
10 6 (6.90%) C
10 6 (6.90%) Go
11 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.30%) Clojure
12 2 (2.30%) PHP
13 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (35.63%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.39%) ISEB
2 16 (18.39%) ISTQB
3 13 (14.94%) DV Cleared
4 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (25.29%) Docker
2 5 (5.75%) LXC
3 4 (4.60%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) Ansible
2 16 (18.39%) Puppet
3 12 (13.79%) Terraform
4 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.90%) Salt
6 5 (5.75%) Nagios
6 5 (5.75%) OSSEC
7 4 (4.60%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.30%) Kibana
9 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) SaltStack
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) HP
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) New Relic
5 4 (4.60%) Google
5 4 (4.60%) VMware
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
6 3 (3.45%) Sybase
7 1 (1.15%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.15%) Intel
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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