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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.81% - 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £456 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -43.66%
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
38 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 36.19% 32.65% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 23
Median daily rate £450 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) DB2
2 9 (64.29%) Ant
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) AIX
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (64.29%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (64.29%) Subversion
2 9 (64.29%) Drupal
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Magento
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (64.29%) Ansible
2 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
2 9 (64.29%) hybris
2 9 (64.29%) Translating Business Requirements
2 9 (64.29%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 9 (64.29%) Drupal
1 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) MySQL
2 9 (64.29%) DB2
2 9 (64.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Ant
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (64.29%) Unix Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) AIX
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Delivery
1 9 (64.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
1 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
1 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
1 9 (64.29%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) PHP
1 9 (64.29%) Python
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Ansible
1 9 (64.29%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) hybris
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle