Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 21 January 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 West > Devon
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 47 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 +23
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.88% 1.09% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.72% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Devon median daily rate £550 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £520 £425 £390
90th Percentile £620 £605 £550
South West median daily rate £463 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -11.83% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 181 184 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.61% 40.00% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 101 118
Devon median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £247
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 21
Devon median hourly rate £46.25 £34.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.06% -15.85% +9.33%
10th Percentile £14.70 £25.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.65 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.62% -1.27%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Devon

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Devon

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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
Plymouth +1 4 £550 -12.00% 2
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Devon region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) OpenShift
1 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) Java 8
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Swagger
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) JPA

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (50.00%) Swagger
3 1 (25.00%) CoreNLP
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Keras
3 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes