The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 33 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.99% - 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.43% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 6
Median daily rate £450 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £575
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 176 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.12% 30.19% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 91 116
Median daily rate £438 £335 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.20 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
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 Hertfordshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Watford - 7 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £340 -
St Albans - 3 - - 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 21 (67.74%) MySQL
1 21 (67.74%) Python
2 19 (61.29%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 17 (54.84%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (48.39%) Puppet
5 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (41.94%) Ansible
5 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
5 13 (41.94%) Firewall
5 13 (41.94%) Perl
5 13 (41.94%) PHP
5 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) LAMP
7 11 (35.48%) Apache
8 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 10 (32.26%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (29.03%) Unix
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle
10 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
10 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
11 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
11 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
11 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
11 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
2 11 (35.48%) Apache
3 7 (22.58%) Drupal
4 5 (16.13%) nginx
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Magento
2 2 (6.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) SSL
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) MySQL
2 17 (54.84%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (22.58%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Ant
2 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
2 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Unix Architect
3 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Test Lead
5 4 (12.90%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (3.23%) MATLAB Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) LAMP
2 10 (32.26%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (16.13%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.23%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) AIX
3 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
5 7 (22.58%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 7 (22.58%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Software Delivery
5 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 7 (22.58%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Python
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Perl
3 13 (41.94%) PHP
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) C
5 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) RHCE
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (16.13%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 13 (41.94%) Ansible
2 13 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) Salt
5 1 (3.23%) Nessus
5 1 (3.23%) Packer
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) hybris
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Teradata
5 1 (3.23%) xMatters