Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 68 75
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.31% 0.84% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 1.70% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -17.65% +17.24%
10th Percentile £341 £300 £360
90th Percentile £474 £438 £550
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 570 528 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.19% 49.48% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 232 340
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £494 £495 £500
East of England median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 52
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £32.58 £32.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% +8.21% +4.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Cambridgeshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 20 January 2018. 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
Cambridge -14 1 - - 16
Peterborough -16 1 £350 - 3
Ruby
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit

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 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (25.00%) RSpec
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) OAuth
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware