The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 32 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.44% 0.66% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -88.73%
Ruby
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 77 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.51% 50.99% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 31
Median daily rate £310 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £420 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Ruby
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Appium

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer in Test
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA