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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
England / West Midlands
Rank 77 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 46 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.92% 1.00% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.34% 2.89% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 10
Median daily rate £500 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £350 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
725 901 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.22% 34.77% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 555 397
Median daily rate £388 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.04 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 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
Shropshire +26 17 £500 +25.00% 2
Birmingham +12 16 £475 +35.71% 2
Coventry -2 9 £525 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £425 - 2
Ruby
England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 68 (73.12%) Python
1 68 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (61.29%) Linux
3 47 (50.54%) Open Source
4 46 (49.46%) Amazon AWS
5 42 (45.16%) MongoDB
5 42 (45.16%) Java
5 42 (45.16%) Configuration Management
6 41 (44.09%) Jenkins
7 39 (41.94%) Scala
8 38 (40.86%) DevOps
9 37 (39.78%) Git (software)
9 37 (39.78%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (39.78%) Web Services
9 37 (39.78%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (38.71%) Puppet
11 34 (36.56%) HTTP
12 32 (34.41%) Ansible
12 32 (34.41%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (31.18%) HTML
14 28 (30.11%) MySQL
14 28 (30.11%) CSS
15 26 (27.96%) Subversion
16 24 (25.81%) NoSQL
17 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
17 23 (24.73%) SSL
18 22 (23.66%) PHP
18 22 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
18 22 (23.66%) JSON
18 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (12.90%) Confluence
2 9 (9.68%) nginx
3 8 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) Mule
5 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (49.46%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.75%) GitHub
4 6 (6.45%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.23%) Route 53
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.15%) IaaS
6 2 (2.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.56%) HTTP
2 23 (24.73%) SSL
2 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) BGP
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.08%) Junos
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (45.16%) MongoDB
2 37 (39.78%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (30.11%) MySQL
4 24 (25.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (13.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.38%) EDRMS
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.15%) InfluxDB
10 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 41 (44.09%) Jenkins
2 37 (39.78%) Git (software)
3 26 (27.96%) Subversion
4 16 (17.20%) Cucumber
5 14 (15.05%) Selenium
6 12 (12.90%) JIRA
7 9 (9.68%) JUnit
8 8 (8.60%) IntelliJ
9 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.45%) Ant
10 6 (6.45%) Gatling
10 6 (6.45%) Grunt
10 6 (6.45%) gulp
10 6 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (6.45%) Sublime Text
11 5 (5.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (5.38%) Hudson
11 5 (5.38%) RSpec
12 4 (4.30%) TeamCity
12 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Architect
3 14 (15.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.75%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Scala Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Digital Architect
8 7 (7.53%) Digital Technical Architect
8 7 (7.53%) WebOps Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior WebOps Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.45%) Tester
10 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.38%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Head of Development
10 5 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.78%) Web Services
2 29 (31.18%) HTML
3 28 (30.11%) CSS
4 22 (23.66%) HTML5
4 22 (23.66%) JSON
4 22 (23.66%) Ruby on Rails
5 21 (22.58%) CSS3
6 20 (21.51%) Ajax
6 20 (21.51%) REST
7 18 (19.35%) Play Framework
8 17 (18.28%) Django
9 9 (9.68%) .NET
9 9 (9.68%) Gherkin
9 9 (9.68%) Node.js
10 8 (8.60%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (8.60%) RESTful
10 8 (8.60%) Spring
11 7 (7.53%) jQuery
12 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) User Experience
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.08%) Online Games
5 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Windows
3 8 (8.60%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.38%) CentOS
5 4 (4.30%) Unix
6 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.08%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.54%) Open Source
3 42 (45.16%) Configuration Management
4 38 (40.86%) DevOps
5 37 (39.78%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (23.66%) Web Operations
7 16 (17.20%) Automated Testing
8 15 (16.13%) Scrum
9 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (9.68%) Web Design
10 8 (8.60%) BDD
10 8 (8.60%) Microservices
10 8 (8.60%) TDD
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.45%) Analytics
12 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.45%) CRM
12 6 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 68 (73.12%) Python
2 42 (45.16%) Java
3 39 (41.94%) Scala
4 22 (23.66%) PHP
5 20 (21.51%) C#
6 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
7 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.83%) Perl
9 9 (9.68%) Groovy
10 7 (7.53%) SQL
11 6 (6.45%) Haskell
12 5 (5.38%) Go
13 3 (3.23%) C
13 3 (3.23%) Korn
13 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.15%) C++
15 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.08%) R
15 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (38.71%) Puppet
2 32 (34.41%) Ansible
2 32 (34.41%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (19.35%) Salt
3 18 (19.35%) Terraform
4 9 (9.68%) Grafana
4 9 (9.68%) Kibana
5 5 (5.38%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.30%) Graphite
6 4 (4.30%) Mesos
7 3 (3.23%) collectd
7 3 (3.23%) logstash
7 3 (3.23%) StatsD
8 2 (2.15%) Marathon
8 2 (2.15%) Packer
8 2 (2.15%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Rackspace
2 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.13%) Google
4 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.23%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.15%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.15%) WSO2
7 1 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) Juniper
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.08%) VMware
Telford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £470.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago