The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 20 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.03% 2.10% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.06% 3.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
Ruby
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64 83 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.75% 58.04% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 27
Median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Watford

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) Ant
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (80.00%) Ansible
3 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (70.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (70.00%) hybris
3 7 (70.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Magento
3 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (70.00%) Drupal
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) DB2
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) AIX
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (70.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (70.00%) Drupal
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) DB2
2 7 (70.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Ant
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (80.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Unix Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (70.00%) Software Delivery
1 7 (70.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Ansible
1 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) hybris
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk