The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 19 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 18 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.55% 0.97% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.38% 3.30% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Median daily rate £448 £325 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.69% -40.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 91 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.00% 29.35% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 56
Median daily rate £425 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £285 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.39 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% +101.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Bedfordshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Bedford - 8 £450 - 2
Luton +9 3 - -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 31 (100.00%) Python
2 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (93.55%) Cucumber
3 22 (70.97%) QA
3 22 (70.97%) API Testing
4 21 (67.74%) Mobile App
5 20 (64.52%) Calabash
5 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
6 19 (61.29%) JIRA
7 18 (58.06%) SoapUI
7 18 (58.06%) SDET
8 17 (54.84%) Selenium
8 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (54.84%) BDD
9 14 (45.16%) Java
10 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
10 13 (41.94%) Android
10 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
10 13 (41.94%) Appium
11 11 (35.48%) Xamarin
11 11 (35.48%) Gherkin
11 11 (35.48%) C#
12 10 (32.26%) SQL
12 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
12 10 (32.26%) Capybara
12 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (29.03%) TestNG
13 9 (29.03%) TeamCity
13 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
13 9 (29.03%) Perl

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 29 (93.55%) Cucumber
2 20 (64.52%) Calabash
3 19 (61.29%) JIRA
4 18 (58.06%) SoapUI
5 17 (54.84%) Selenium
6 13 (41.94%) Appium
7 10 (32.26%) Capybara
8 9 (29.03%) JUnit
8 9 (29.03%) TeamCity
8 9 (29.03%) TestNG
9 7 (22.58%) JBehave
9 7 (22.58%) SpecFlow
10 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
11 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
12 4 (12.90%) Ant
12 4 (12.90%) Maven
13 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Test Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) Applications Engineer
3 14 (45.16%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Web Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Android Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Expert
9 1 (3.23%) Developer in Test
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Gherkin
2 5 (16.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Android
1 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) API Testing
3 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
4 17 (54.84%) BDD
4 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
6 8 (25.81%) ATDD
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (25.81%) Defect Management
6 8 (25.81%) Feature Driven Development
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
7 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) C#
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (70.97%) QA
2 18 (58.06%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Xamarin
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
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