Period
to 23 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 135 129
Rank change year-on-year +51 -6 +9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 41 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.54% 1.07% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 2.98% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 47
Median daily rate £323 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £371 £374
90th Percentile £443 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% -24.29% -

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 525 1,378 1,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.57% 35.82% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 820 1,175
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £263 £300 £300
90th Percentile £577 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 73 79
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £21.20 £25.20 £16.84
90th Percentile £54.10 £51.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £36.00 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -17.24% +3.57% +5.00%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Ruby in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Ruby in the East of England

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Suffolk - 4 £320 -
Hertfordshire +44 1 - - 5
Cambridgeshire +35 1 £475 +5.56% 5
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
1 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Programming
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Release Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (57.14%) Elm
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Cloudera
2 4 (57.14%) BT
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) GitLab
4 2 (28.57%) React
4 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (28.57%) TypeScript

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Cognito
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (14.29%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Route 53
2 1 (14.29%) Serverless
2 1 (14.29%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) GitLab
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) CircleCI
4 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Mocha
4 1 (14.29%) Postman
4 1 (14.29%) Terragrunt
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) React Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior React Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) React
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Jest
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Programming
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Release Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Observability
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Elm
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) BT
1 4 (57.14%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) Incapsula
2 1 (14.29%) Xerox