Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 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 of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 129 83 141
Rank change year-on-year -46 +58 -14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 5 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.42% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 1.00% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 30
10th Percentile " " £375
25th Percentile £456 £310 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £323 £450
Median % change year-on-year +43.41% -28.33% -5.26%
75th Percentile £492 £375 £488
90th Percentile £525 £443 £525
England median daily rate £525 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.01% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
England median hourly rate £66.25 £22.78 £25.75
% change year-on-year +190.89% -11.55% -39.41%

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 887 502 1,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.64% 41.80% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 326 904
10th Percentile £237 £276 £306
25th Percentile £363 £331 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £426 £438
Median % change year-on-year +8.50% -2.57% +2.94%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £506
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
England median daily rate £525 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 23 59
10th Percentile £16.96 £14.59 £28.90
25th Percentile £26.80 £31.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +2.27%
75th Percentile £50.25 £49.38 £49.63
90th Percentile £58.75 £54.55 £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.23 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +20.60% -16.67% +6.49%

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
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 20 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
Hertfordshire - 5 £550 - 4
Cambridgeshire -21 3 £463 -2.63% 5
Essex - 3 £463 - 1
Ruby
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 of England region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (81.82%) Python
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) GCP
4 6 (54.55%) Ansible
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Perl
5 5 (45.45%) Node.js
5 5 (45.45%) Azure
5 5 (45.45%) AWS
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) Terraform
6 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 3 (27.27%) Google
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (18.18%) Artifactory

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 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) GCP
2 5 (45.45%) AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Akamai
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (9.09%) AWS CodeCommit
3 1 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Pipelines
3 1 (9.09%) GitHub
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) IPv4
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
3 2 (18.18%) Postman
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) GitLab
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (18.18%) React
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Django
3 1 (9.09%) Express
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (9.09%) OAuth
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Native
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) API Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Microservices
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Personalization
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Sprint Backlog
7 1 (9.09%) Workforce Productivity
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Go
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (9.09%) Java 11
6 1 (9.09%) Java 8
6 1 (9.09%) Kotlin
6 1 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 1 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Terraform
3 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (18.18%) Kibana
4 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (18.18%) logstash
4 2 (18.18%) Packer
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Alibaba
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle