Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 53 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 -23 +28
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 5 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.29% 0.79% 6.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 1.48% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 54
Cambridge median daily rate £300 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £316 £313
90th Percentile £325 £586 £463
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

Ruby is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 341 337 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 49.06% 53.32% 53.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 183 338
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £289 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £475 £479
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.90% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 36 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.25% -25.00%
10th Percentile £33.13 £32.50 £25.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £70.00 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -5.51%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Cambridge

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Cambridge

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware