Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 60 32
Rank change year-on-year -23 -28 +54
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 32 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 2.56% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 5.50% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 72
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +22.58% -8.82%
10th Percentile £280 £288 £263
90th Percentile £370 £519 £423
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year - +16.13% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £9.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £9.00 -

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 500 582 685
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.02% 46.49% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 328 426
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.59% +8.21% -
10th Percentile £230 £263 £225
90th Percentile £476 £508 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 34
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £32.70 £22.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £48.25 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 23 July 2017. 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 2 £300 -36.84% 11
Peterborough -2 1 £350 +7.69% 6
Ruby
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) RSpec
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (33.33%) API Design

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Anypoint
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
1 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) API Design
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace