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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
Ruby
East of England

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
60 66 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.87% 18.97% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 76
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Median hourly rate £46.07 £51.30 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.19% +96.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Test Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA