The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 41 53
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.30% 3.41% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 9.54% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 18
Median daily rate £500 £369 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -3.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £411
% change year-on-year +2.22% +9.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 315 304 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.19% 35.76% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 209 287
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 5
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.55 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Bristol

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Bristol

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Bristol

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) Python
3 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (50.00%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) BDD
5 7 (38.89%) Kanban
5 7 (38.89%) Public Cloud
6 6 (33.33%) GitHub
6 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) Scala

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (33.33%) GitHub
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Azure Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (27.78%) Ember.js
3 5 (27.78%) Node.js
3 5 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (11.11%) MCollective
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.56%) OpenCV
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Public Cloud
2 5 (27.78%) Blog
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) BDD
3 7 (38.89%) Kanban
3 7 (38.89%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) CQRS
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) High Availability
4 5 (27.78%) Microservices
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 10 (55.56%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) ES6
6 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) RHCA
2 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) arcserve
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle