Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.34% 1.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 3.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Dorset median daily rate £598 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.36% - -
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
Dorset 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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 119 164 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.61% 36.94% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 111 64
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £469 £488 £468
South West median daily rate £386 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.55% -2.03% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
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 Dorset

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

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) Grafana

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Grafana
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk