Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 116 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 +14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 30 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 1.16% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 3.17% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 26
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.58% -10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £10.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year +250.00% +25.00% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1203 1200 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.11% 36.61% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 775 677
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +112.33% -47.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £62.75 £43.45
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Nottinghamshire +9 20 £468 +13.33% 7
Northamptonshire +15 8 £350 -24.32%
Derbyshire -13 1 £550 +46.67%
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (26.67%) Docker
4 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (23.33%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) Ansible
5 7 (23.33%) MySQL
5 7 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (20.00%) Selenium
6 6 (20.00%) Puppet
6 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.00%) Web Operations
7 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (13.33%) Kibana

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (13.33%) GitHub
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.67%) Heroku
4 2 (6.67%) Route 53
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) HTTP
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (23.33%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) Redis
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (10.00%) Capybara
4 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) RSpec
4 3 (10.00%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (20.00%) WebOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) CSS3
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) Dropwizard
5 2 (6.67%) Kafka
5 2 (6.67%) Node.js
5 2 (6.67%) Sensu
6 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (3.33%) Mason
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.67%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (23.33%) Open Source
5 6 (20.00%) Web Operations
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Python
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Clojure
6 2 (6.67%) Go
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.33%) JTAG
3 1 (3.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (23.33%) Ansible
3 6 (20.00%) Puppet
4 4 (13.33%) Kibana
4 4 (13.33%) logstash
5 3 (10.00%) Salt
5 3 (10.00%) Terraform
6 2 (6.67%) collectd
6 2 (6.67%) Grafana
6 2 (6.67%) StatsD
7 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.33%) Mesos
7 1 (3.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.33%) SAP