Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 November 2021 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 38 71
Rank change year-on-year -22 +33 -25
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 1 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.33% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 0.80% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 12
10th Percentile £423 " £357
25th Percentile £456 £463 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £500 £488 £475
90th Percentile £530 " "
East of England median daily rate £463 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £43.50

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 239 125 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.19% 41.25% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 87 242
10th Percentile £325 £300 £313
25th Percentile £363 £313 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £463 £428
Median % change year-on-year +5.95% +8.19% +0.59%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £525
90th Percentile £600 £693 £625
East of England median daily rate £461 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.53% - -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 45
10th Percentile £11.45 £34.98 £41.10
25th Percentile £24.75 £40.19 £42.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.81 £50.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £50.63 £51.00
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ruby in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Ruby in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ruby in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ruby in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ruby in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Ruby in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 28 November 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -24 3 £463 -2.63% 1
Cambridge - 2 £450 - 3
Ruby
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) API Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Azure
1 2 (40.00%) React
1 2 (40.00%) Postman
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) OpenID
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Workforce Productivity
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) GCP

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 1 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (20.00%) GCP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Postman
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) React
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth
2 1 (20.00%) OpenID
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) API Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workforce Productivity
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google