Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 6 August 2020 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 62 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 -37
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 19 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Croydon 0.82% 2.64% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 5.18% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 15
Median daily rate £540 £560 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +17.89% -9.52%
South London median daily rate £540 £560 £475
% change year-on-year -3.57% +17.89% -15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 178 367 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 72.65% 50.97% 50.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 283 392
Median daily rate £520 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £348 £401 £363
90th Percentile £575 £600 £588
South London median daily rate £514 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +8.16% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Median hourly rate £47.17 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.35% +4.44% -5.92%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Croydon

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Daily rate trend for Ruby in Croydon

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) STL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Fuse
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) FishEye
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Leiningen
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Poseidon for UML
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) GWT
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (100.00%) React
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (100.00%) STL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) JVM Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Clojure
1 2 (100.00%) ClojureScript
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Axway
1 2 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (100.00%) Hortonworks
1 2 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Sparx
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft