The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 53 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 2.37% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 6.98% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate £365 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +425.92%
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
177 215 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.46% 34.02% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 105 152
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 8
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.05 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -3 1 £365 +53.68% 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Drupal
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Scripter
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
Stevenage
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 days ago