The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.45% - 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% - 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
176 160 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.87% 49.23% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 94
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) REST
5 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
5 3 (42.86%) User Experience
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Django
5 3 (42.86%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 2 (28.57%) OO

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) RSpec
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Django
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) VMware