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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 58 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 0.44% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £383 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £425 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £55.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-58.10% -21.83%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
184 226 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.81% 31.22% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 158
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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
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 4 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
St Albans - 1 - - 3
Stevenage - 1 £365 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £400 -
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet

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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) AWK
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata