Period
to 8 August 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 8 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 West > Devon
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 59 52
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -21
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 8 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Devon 2.74% 1.21% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 2.61% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +18.20%
10th Percentile £375 £355 £450
90th Percentile £438 £603 £550
South West median daily rate £500 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 153 306 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 46.65% 46.29% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 196 105
Median daily rate £481 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.12% +13.33% -4.70%
10th Percentile £375 £310 £263
90th Percentile £721 £611 £525
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
Median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £41.53
% change year-on-year -12.22% +8.36% -3.42%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Devon

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

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 8 August 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 +9 9 £425 +6.25% 2
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 8 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 Devon region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
4 1 (11.11%) Local Government

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:

General
1 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development