Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 83 76
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.77% 2.15% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 4.90% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 3
Essex median daily rate £550 £505 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.91% -8.18% +1.62%
10th Percentile £438 £260 £500
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 511 347 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.58% 43.87% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 243 197
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £239
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 44
Essex median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.35 £28.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £63.75 £45.93
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Essex over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 12 £538 -2.18%
Ruby
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Python
2 18 (94.74%) GitHub
2 18 (94.74%) DevOps
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) Perl
4 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (73.68%) JIRA
5 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
6 13 (68.42%) Configuration Management
7 11 (57.89%) GitLab
7 11 (57.89%) Deployment Automation
8 10 (52.63%) Ansible
9 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (47.37%) Open Source
9 9 (47.37%) Atlassian
9 9 (47.37%) ITIL
10 8 (42.11%) Software Delivery
10 8 (42.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (36.84%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
12 6 (31.58%) Unix
13 5 (26.32%) C
13 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
14 4 (21.05%) Server Hardening
14 4 (21.05%) HTTP
14 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
15 3 (15.79%) Apache
15 3 (15.79%) Tomcat

Ruby
Co-occurring 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) nginx
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (5.26%) Mongrel
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 18 (94.74%) GitHub
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Impala
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) JIRA
2 11 (57.89%) GitLab
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 2 (10.53%) Ant
5 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (10.53%) Gatling
5 2 (10.53%) Grunt
5 2 (10.53%) gulp
5 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 2 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (10.53%) Sublime Text
6 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.26%) Sahi
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.26%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Servlets
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) EJB
2 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) J2SE
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
2 2 (10.53%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) DevOps
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (68.42%) Configuration Management
4 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
5 11 (57.89%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) Open Source
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (42.11%) Software Delivery
8 7 (36.84%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
10 4 (21.05%) Server Hardening
11 2 (10.53%) Analytics
11 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (10.53%) Microservices
11 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
12 1 (5.26%) Acceptance Criteria
12 1 (5.26%) High Availability
12 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Python
3 17 (89.47%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) C
5 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) Groovy
6 2 (10.53%) Haskell
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) Grafana
3 2 (10.53%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Atlassian
2 3 (15.79%) Google
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) webMethods
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) VMware