Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 128 134
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +40
Contract jobs citing Ruby 81 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.57% 1.40% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 3.54% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 65
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £325
90th Percentile £582 £588 £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 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2001 1919 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.78% 39.37% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1134 1296
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 140 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.92 £27.62 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire -10 31 £450 -4.00% 14
Bedfordshire -8 23 £450 - 2
Essex -2 17 £505 -8.18% 4
Cambridgeshire -17 6 £350 -17.65% 17
Norfolk -1 4 - - 2
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) Python
3 38 (46.91%) Java
4 34 (41.98%) Ansible
5 32 (39.51%) Test Automation
6 29 (35.80%) JIRA
7 27 (33.33%) Linux
8 26 (32.10%) Perl
9 25 (30.86%) DevOps
10 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
11 22 (27.16%) TDD
12 21 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (24.69%) QA
13 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
14 19 (23.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (23.46%) Cucumber
14 19 (23.46%) BDD
14 19 (23.46%) Selenium
15 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (20.99%) React
16 16 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (18.52%) .NET
17 15 (18.52%) Open Source
18 14 (17.28%) Atlassian
18 14 (17.28%) Redis
18 14 (17.28%) Ant
18 14 (17.28%) JUnit
18 14 (17.28%) CSS
18 14 (17.28%) Finance

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (16.05%) Confluence
2 8 (9.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.11%) GitHub
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.17%) SaaS
5 4 (4.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (4.94%) Route 53
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.70%) PaaS
6 3 (3.70%) Serverless
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (1.23%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) 802.11
1 5 (6.17%) ADSL
1 5 (6.17%) Bluetooth
1 5 (6.17%) Broadband
1 5 (6.17%) IPv4
1 5 (6.17%) IPv6
1 5 (6.17%) UPnP
1 5 (6.17%) VDSL
1 5 (6.17%) WAN
1 5 (6.17%) Wireless
1 5 (6.17%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.94%) NAS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (17.28%) Redis
3 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.17%) MySQL
4 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.94%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (4.94%) Big Data
5 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (35.80%) JIRA
2 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
3 19 (23.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (23.46%) Cucumber
3 19 (23.46%) Selenium
4 14 (17.28%) Ant
4 14 (17.28%) JUnit
5 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
5 13 (16.05%) TeamCity
6 12 (14.81%) Maven
6 12 (14.81%) SoapUI
7 9 (11.11%) JBehave
7 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 9 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 8 (9.88%) GitLab
9 7 (8.64%) Calabash
9 7 (8.64%) TestNG
10 6 (7.41%) MSBuild
10 6 (7.41%) webpack
11 5 (6.17%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Retail
3 6 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Tester
3 11 (13.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.17%) Software Tester
6 5 (6.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Developer in Test
7 4 (4.94%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (20.99%) React
3 15 (18.52%) .NET
4 14 (17.28%) CSS
5 13 (16.05%) HTML
6 9 (11.11%) CSS3
6 9 (11.11%) HTML5
7 8 (9.88%) JSON
8 7 (8.64%) Middleware
8 7 (8.64%) Node.js
9 5 (6.17%) 802.1X
9 5 (6.17%) Gherkin
9 5 (6.17%) Kafka
9 5 (6.17%) Redux
10 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.94%) REST
10 4 (4.94%) Spring
11 3 (3.70%) XML
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) RIA
2 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.94%) STB
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.47%) Fintech
7 1 (1.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Windows
3 7 (8.64%) Android
3 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) DC/OS
5 2 (2.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Test Automation
3 25 (30.86%) DevOps
4 22 (27.16%) TDD
5 19 (23.46%) BDD
6 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.52%) Open Source
8 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 12 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.58%) ITIL
9 11 (13.58%) SDET
10 10 (12.35%) Defect Management
10 10 (12.35%) Scrum
10 10 (12.35%) Software Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Pair Programming
12 8 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (9.88%) Software Delivery
13 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.64%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.85%) Python
2 38 (46.91%) Java
3 26 (32.10%) Perl
4 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.05%) C#
6 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
6 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
7 9 (11.11%) PHP
8 8 (9.88%) SQL
9 7 (8.64%) C++
10 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.94%) C
12 3 (3.70%) Go
13 2 (2.47%) Elixir
13 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.23%) Clojure
14 1 (1.23%) ES6
14 1 (1.23%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) HND
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.23%) RHCA
3 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) Firmware
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (41.98%) Ansible
2 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (11.11%) Puppet
4 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.70%) Mesos
5 3 (3.70%) Terraform
6 2 (2.47%) Marathon
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Atlassian
2 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.94%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.23%) CA
6 1 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) hybris
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Intershop
6 1 (1.23%) Nimsoft
6 1 (1.23%) Remedy
6 1 (1.23%) WSO2