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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 98 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 44 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.53% 2.10% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 5.47% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 62 48
Median daily rate £456 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1155 1261 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.08% 38.42% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 848 730
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 98 51
Median hourly rate £41.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.40 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 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 29 August 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 29 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
Bristol -6 21 £475 +5.55% 6
Gloucestershire -2 13 £430 +2.38% 11
Dorset - 4 £388 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £550 -
Devon -12 2 £213 -34.61% 1
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 68 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.71%) Java
3 40 (38.10%) C#
3 40 (38.10%) Python
4 36 (34.29%) HTML
4 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 36 (34.29%) Scrum
5 33 (31.43%) SQL
6 32 (30.48%) Security Cleared
7 31 (29.52%) CSS
7 31 (29.52%) OO
8 29 (27.62%) DevOps
9 28 (26.67%) Unix
10 27 (25.71%) E-Commerce
10 27 (25.71%) Scala
11 26 (24.76%) BDD
12 25 (23.81%) Cucumber
12 25 (23.81%) JIRA
13 23 (21.90%) QA
13 23 (21.90%) .NET
13 23 (21.90%) Perl
14 21 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 21 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 20 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
15 20 (19.05%) TDD
16 19 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (18.10%) Jenkins
17 18 (17.14%) SpecFlow
18 17 (16.19%) Mobile App

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 17 (16.19%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (10.48%) Confluence
3 10 (9.52%) Apache
4 6 (5.71%) SAS
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.95%) CMS
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) Liferay
6 1 (0.95%) Mule
6 1 (0.95%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.10%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (14.29%) GitHub
3 11 (10.48%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.48%) Amazon S3
3 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.24%) Relational Database
3 15 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (12.38%) Hadoop
5 12 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (11.43%) MySQL
6 10 (9.52%) Neo4j
6 10 (9.52%) OrientDB
7 8 (7.62%) Big Data
7 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
7 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.90%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Cucumber
1 25 (23.81%) JIRA
2 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (18.10%) Jenkins
4 18 (17.14%) SpecFlow
5 16 (15.24%) Selenium
6 14 (13.33%) Capybara
7 12 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (10.48%) JUnit
8 11 (10.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (10.48%) Subversion
8 11 (10.48%) TeamCity
9 10 (9.52%) WATIR
9 10 (9.52%) WebDriver
10 9 (8.57%) Bitbucket
11 6 (5.71%) LoadRunner
11 6 (5.71%) Rational Functional Tester
12 5 (4.76%) ClearCase
12 5 (4.76%) Vagrant
12 5 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Electronics
2 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.76%) Marketing
2 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (54.29%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) Test Automation Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.52%) Ruby Developer
7 9 (8.57%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Data Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.29%) HTML
2 31 (29.52%) CSS
3 23 (21.90%) .NET
4 20 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.38%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (10.48%) Node.js
9 10 (9.52%) Ember.js
9 10 (9.52%) Web Services
10 9 (8.57%) EJB
10 9 (8.57%) Java EE
10 9 (8.57%) JSF
10 9 (8.57%) Spring
11 8 (7.62%) jQuery
11 8 (7.62%) Sass
11 8 (7.62%) XML
12 7 (6.67%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.48%) Public Cloud
2 11 (10.48%) User Experience
3 10 (9.52%) Blog
3 10 (9.52%) Wiki
4 7 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.71%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Unix
2 11 (10.48%) Linux
3 6 (5.71%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.76%) Android
4 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.86%) Windows
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) Scrum
3 31 (29.52%) OO
4 29 (27.62%) DevOps
5 27 (25.71%) E-Commerce
6 26 (24.76%) BDD
7 21 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 20 (19.05%) TDD
9 16 (15.24%) Configuration Management
9 16 (15.24%) MVC
9 16 (15.24%) Web Development
10 15 (14.29%) Kanban
11 14 (13.33%) Automated Testing
11 14 (13.33%) Open Source
12 13 (12.38%) Exploratory Testing
12 13 (12.38%) Software Engineering
13 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (10.48%) CQRS
14 11 (10.48%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.71%) Java
2 40 (38.10%) C#
2 40 (38.10%) Python
3 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 33 (31.43%) SQL
5 27 (25.71%) Scala
6 23 (21.90%) Perl
7 14 (13.33%) C++
8 13 (12.38%) C
9 12 (11.43%) Objective-C
10 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
11 9 (8.57%) PL/SQL
12 6 (5.71%) MATLAB
12 6 (5.71%) R
13 4 (3.81%) Delphi
13 4 (3.81%) PL/1
14 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.95%) Clojure
15 1 (0.95%) Groovy
15 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (30.48%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (13.33%) ISEB
3 14 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.90%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.95%) Kibana
2 1 (0.95%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) HP
3 7 (6.67%) Rally
4 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.76%) Apple
5 5 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.95%) SaltStack
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