Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 October 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 66 99
Rank change year-on-year -26 +33 +20
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 1 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.16% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.65% 0.42% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
10th Percentile " " £263
25th Percentile £363 " £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 - £400
75th Percentile £465 " £538
90th Percentile £542 " £588
England median daily rate £535 £500 £540
% change year-on-year +7.00% -7.41% +2.86%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 424 236 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.55% 36.70% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 162 450
10th Percentile £298 £244 £268
25th Percentile £325 £309 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £425 £475
90th Percentile £550 £495 £550
England median daily rate £525 £491 £488
% change year-on-year +6.86% +0.78% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
10th Percentile £17.10 £24.30 £24.85
25th Percentile £17.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% -5.56% +9.76%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.75 "
England median hourly rate £45.50 £37.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.97% -15.72% +7.14%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Ruby in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Ruby in the East Midlands

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
Nottinghamshire -19 4 £375 - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £465 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) Azure
5 2 (28.57%) AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) GitHub
5 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) Terraform
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
6 1 (14.29%) Alibaba

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CodeCommit
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CodePipeline
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Pipelines
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) GitLab
3 1 (14.29%) Postman
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
1 1 (14.29%) Police
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Development Team Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Core
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) Express
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Development
5 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Order Management
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Go
5 1 (14.29%) Groovy
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Accessibility
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Alibaba
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP