The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 22 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.29% 1.87% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.38% 4.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
Ruby
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
106 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 50.96% 37.85% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 41
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 £300 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.48 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.36% +49.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.35 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Plymouth +1 4 £400 -20.00% 1
Exeter +5 2 £413 -
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

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

1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 19 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 19 (50.00%) Capybara
3 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) Python
4 17 (44.74%) Java
5 16 (42.11%) OO
6 13 (34.21%) Scrum
7 12 (31.58%) QA
8 11 (28.95%) Time Management
9 10 (26.32%) DevOps
9 10 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
9 10 (26.32%) Travis CI
10 9 (23.68%) R
10 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
10 9 (23.68%) MATLAB
10 9 (23.68%) SAS
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.68%) ISEB
10 9 (23.68%) Perl
10 9 (23.68%) SQL
10 9 (23.68%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) C
10 9 (23.68%) C#
10 9 (23.68%) C++
10 9 (23.68%) CSS
10 9 (23.68%) XML
10 9 (23.68%) XSL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 9 (23.68%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Capybara
1 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 18 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 10 (26.32%) Travis CI
4 8 (21.05%) ClearCase
4 8 (21.05%) HP UFT
4 8 (21.05%) JIRA
4 8 (21.05%) Subversion
4 8 (21.05%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Tester
3 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Test Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Software Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Digital Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Ruby Automation Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) XML
3 9 (23.68%) XSL
4 2 (5.26%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) OO
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) Time Management
5 10 (26.32%) DevOps
6 9 (23.68%) Data Analysis
7 8 (21.05%) Functional Testing
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) Line Management
7 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (21.05%) OOP
7 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 8 (21.05%) UML
8 7 (18.42%) SDLC
9 4 (10.53%) Workflow
10 3 (7.89%) Project Management
10 3 (7.89%) TDD
10 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
1 17 (44.74%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) C
2 9 (23.68%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) C++
2 9 (23.68%) MATLAB
2 9 (23.68%) Objective-C
2 9 (23.68%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) R
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) Delphi
3 8 (21.05%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
1 9 (23.68%) ISTQB
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
2 10 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Apple