Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 75 63
Rank change year-on-year -29 -12 +2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 2.00% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 5.34% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 43
Bristol median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £277 £331 £325
90th Percentile £525 £528 £600
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 802 637 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.59% 37.51% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 454 532
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £270
90th Percentile £488 £500 £487
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Bristol median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -20.22%
10th Percentile £13.68 £24.91 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.83 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.84% +13.21%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Node.js
4 5 (31.25%) GitHub
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Blog
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (25.00%) CQRS
5 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (25.00%) Ansible
5 4 (25.00%) Ember.js
5 4 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (25.00%) Microservices

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 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (31.25%) GitHub
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (6.25%) Route 53
6 1 (6.25%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 2 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (12.50%) SonarQube
3 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Law
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Azure Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 4 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) FFmpeg
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) LAMP
3 2 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (12.50%) OpenCV
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blog
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) CQRS
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Microservices
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Scala
5 2 (12.50%) ES6
5 2 (12.50%) Groovy
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) RHCA
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware