Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 50 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32 +50
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 2 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.79% 0.43% 8.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 0.91% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 42
Devon median daily rate £450 £213 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.76% -40.97% +20.00%
10th Percentile £375 £194 £311
90th Percentile £545 £231 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon 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 251 220 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 43.73% 47.01% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 133 192
Devon median daily rate £400 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% -3.03%
10th Percentile £260 £189 £263
90th Percentile £536 £488 £501
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 12
Devon median hourly rate £36.25 £40.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +10.88% -0.68%
10th Percentile £29.13 £18.97 £19.35
90th Percentile £47.38 £48.00 £41.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Devon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 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
Exeter - 8 £450 - 1
Plymouth - 5 £428 -
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Devon region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (50.00%) JRuby
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Hudson
4 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
5 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
5 4 (25.00%) logstash
5 4 (25.00%) Kibana
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (18.75%) SMS
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) API Testing
8 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (6.25%) QA

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) Hudson
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
1 11 (68.75%) Python Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (50.00%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) API Testing
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kibana
1 4 (25.00%) logstash