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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South West / Devon
Rank 33 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.72% 10.07% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.75% 18.12% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 4
Median daily rate £400 £388 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +50.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £308 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
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 Devon region.

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 149 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 47.96% 55.60% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 112 36
Median daily rate £376 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
Plymouth -8 8 £400 +10.34% 1
Exeter - 2 £394 - 2
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

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

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) GitHub
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (60.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
4 6 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) Python
8 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Selenium
8 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (10.00%) Open Source

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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Calabash
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) NeoLoad
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (50.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (40.00%) User Stories
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) DevOps
8 1 (10.00%) OOP
8 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet