The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / West Midlands
Rank 97 110 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing Ruby 27 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 0.21% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 0.62% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 7
Median daily rate £472 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
730 812 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.51% 33.81% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 494 371
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Shropshire - 10 £500 - 1
Coventry - 7 £488 - 3
Birmingham -2 5 £425 +21.42% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £363 - 4
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (69.44%) Linux
3 48 (66.67%) Python
4 37 (51.39%) DevOps
5 35 (48.61%) Git (software)
6 34 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (44.44%) Open Source
7 32 (44.44%) Puppet
7 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 32 (44.44%) Java
7 32 (44.44%) Configuration Management
8 27 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (37.50%) MongoDB
9 25 (34.72%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (33.33%) HTTP
10 24 (33.33%) Scala
11 22 (30.56%) Web Services
12 21 (29.17%) Ansible
13 19 (26.39%) HTML
13 19 (26.39%) Subversion
13 19 (26.39%) Google
13 19 (26.39%) Terraform
14 18 (25.00%) CSS
14 18 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
15 16 (22.22%) Web Operations
16 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
16 15 (20.83%) SSL
16 15 (20.83%) PHP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (11.11%) nginx
1 8 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.33%) Confluence
3 5 (6.94%) Mule
3 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (13.89%) GitHub
4 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.94%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.17%) Route 53
5 3 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) IaaS
6 2 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) HTTP
2 15 (20.83%) SSL
2 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) BGP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Junos
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 18 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 14 (19.44%) MySQL
5 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.78%) InfluxDB
8 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 35 (48.61%) Git (software)
2 32 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 19 (26.39%) Subversion
4 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
5 13 (18.06%) Selenium
6 8 (11.11%) JUnit
7 7 (9.72%) IntelliJ
8 6 (8.33%) JIRA
9 5 (6.94%) Ant
9 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (6.94%) Gatling
9 5 (6.94%) Grunt
9 5 (6.94%) gulp
9 5 (6.94%) Hudson
9 5 (6.94%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (6.94%) RSpec
9 5 (6.94%) Sublime Text
10 4 (5.56%) Capybara
10 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 11 (15.28%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.11%) WebOps Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Scala Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Tester
9 4 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Web Services
2 19 (26.39%) HTML
3 18 (25.00%) CSS
4 13 (18.06%) ELK Stack
4 13 (18.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 12 (16.67%) HTML5
5 12 (16.67%) JSON
6 11 (15.28%) Ajax
6 11 (15.28%) CSS3
6 11 (15.28%) Play Framework
7 10 (13.89%) REST
7 10 (13.89%) Sensu
8 9 (12.50%) Django
9 8 (11.11%) Node.js
9 8 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (9.72%) Gherkin
10 7 (9.72%) RESTful
10 7 (9.72%) Spring
11 6 (8.33%) jQuery
12 5 (6.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Neural Network
3 1 (1.39%) Online Games
3 1 (1.39%) Physics
3 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (69.44%) Linux
2 8 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (51.39%) DevOps
3 32 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 32 (44.44%) Open Source
4 27 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.22%) Web Operations
6 13 (18.06%) Scrum
7 12 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Microservices
8 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (11.11%) Web Design
9 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (8.33%) Analytics
10 6 (8.33%) BDD
10 6 (8.33%) TDD
10 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.94%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.94%) Web Development
12 4 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 48 (66.67%) Python
2 32 (44.44%) Java
3 24 (33.33%) Scala
4 15 (20.83%) PHP
5 13 (18.06%) C#
5 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
6 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 10 (13.89%) Perl
8 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 7 (9.72%) Groovy
10 6 (8.33%) SQL
11 5 (6.94%) Go
11 5 (6.94%) Haskell
12 3 (4.17%) Korn
13 1 (1.39%) C++
13 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.39%) R
13 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (44.44%) Puppet
2 25 (34.72%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (29.17%) Ansible
4 19 (26.39%) Terraform
5 13 (18.06%) Grafana
6 11 (15.28%) Salt
7 9 (12.50%) Graphite
8 8 (11.11%) Kibana
8 8 (11.11%) Packer
9 7 (9.72%) Uchiwa
10 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
11 4 (5.56%) Mesos
12 3 (4.17%) collectd
12 3 (4.17%) Consul
12 3 (4.17%) logstash
12 3 (4.17%) StatsD
13 2 (2.78%) Marathon
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Google
2 13 (18.06%) Rackspace
3 8 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 7 (9.72%) Atlassian
5 6 (8.33%) WSO2
6 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.17%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.78%) ForgeRock
9 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.78%) VMware
10 1 (1.39%) HP
10 1 (1.39%) Juniper
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) Splunk
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £543 per day
Posted: 3 days ago