Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 November 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.

Ruby
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 57 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 2.63% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 4.64% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 26
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £359
90th Percentile £438 £563 £588
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 298 517 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 45.36% 56.56% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 265 293
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £281 £263
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 26
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Gloucestershire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cirencester - 1 - -
Ruby
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) HP