The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Rank 58 48 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.71% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.39% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £338 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.96% +98.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 144 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.57% 32.14% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 87 91
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 28
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £37.25 £32.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Essex

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Ruby
East of England

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Electronics
4 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Middleware
4 6 (66.67%) SAP
4 6 (66.67%) XSLT
4 6 (66.67%) SOA
4 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
4 6 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (66.67%) Marketing
4 6 (66.67%) XPath
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) RESTful
4 6 (66.67%) Play Framework
4 6 (66.67%) API Design
4 6 (66.67%) Swagger
4 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Tomcat

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 6 (66.67%) Marketing
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) SOA Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
1 6 (66.67%) Play Framework
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (66.67%) Swagger
1 6 (66.67%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Fedora
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) API Design
3 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Informatics
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) XPath
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Go
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Haskell
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) R
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) GSEC
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) LXC
2 1 (11.11%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (11.11%) Mesos
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Pegasus
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
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