The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 25 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 89 98
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.40% 1.17% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 3.69% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 13
Median daily rate £487 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.88% +12.50%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 537 624 763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.56% 31.79% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 390 487
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 34
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Hampshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Hampshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Basingstoke - 2 - - 7
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
4 9 (47.37%) Python
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (36.84%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
6 7 (36.84%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) JIRA
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) PHP
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 5 (26.32%) Puppet
9 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (21.05%) MySQL
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (15.79%) jQuery
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) C++
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) Apache
10 3 (15.79%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
10 3 (15.79%) Docker
10 3 (15.79%) Coaching

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) CICS
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) RSpec
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Redmine
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) Phusion Passenger
4 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Microservices
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.26%) Scala
7 1 (5.26%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Capistrano
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Icinga
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.26%) logstash
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
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