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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 64 78
Rank change year-on-year -37 +14  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 2.80% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 8.30% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 57 20
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £380 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

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 627 747 831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.46% 33.69% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 503 430
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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
Southampton +1 3 £525 +25.74% 2
Basingstoke +6 2 £413 +3.12% 3
Fareham - 2 £463 - 2
Farnborough +1 1 - - 5
Portsmouth -7 1 £340 +35.72% 3
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Python
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (51.72%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
5 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (44.83%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) VMware
7 11 (37.93%) DevOps
8 8 (27.59%) HTML
8 8 (27.59%) MySQL
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
9 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (24.14%) Docker
9 7 (24.14%) SDLC
9 7 (24.14%) PaaS
9 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (24.14%) BDD
9 7 (24.14%) Puppet
9 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
9 7 (24.14%) IaaS
9 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (20.69%) JIRA
10 6 (20.69%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing

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 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) IaaS
2 7 (24.14%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) SaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Google App Engine
4 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) AMQP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
1 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) HBase
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.45%) CMake
6 1 (3.45%) GoogleTest
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Redmine
6 1 (3.45%) RSpec
6 1 (3.45%) Valgrind
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Cloud Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) gRPC
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) OpenID
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.90%) WebSockets
5 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) Phusion Passenger
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 11 (37.93%) DevOps
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) BDD
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) OWASP
8 5 (17.24%) Service Management
9 4 (13.79%) Web Development
10 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
10 3 (10.34%) User Stories
11 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 2 (6.90%) Kanban
11 2 (6.90%) Line Management
11 2 (6.90%) Product Management
11 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) TypeScript
5 4 (13.79%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) Scala
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.45%) Go
8 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) Smalltalk
8 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Docker
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 5 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Capistrano
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) logstash
4 1 (3.45%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago