The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
47 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 49.47% 38.32% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 16
Average daily rate £398 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £513 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (100.00%) Drupal
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Scripter
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle