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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.93% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
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 - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
35 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.66% 47.37% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 18
Median daily rate £463 £385 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 Watford region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) hybris
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 2 (22.22%) Drupal
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
1 7 (77.78%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Lead
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) hybris
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle