The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.05% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43 81 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 45.26% 34.62% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 40
Median daily rate £325 £438 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +71.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Dorset

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Dorset

Ruby
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) LESS
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP