Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 70 63
Rank change year-on-year -33 -7 +36
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.12% 1.92% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 4.98% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £638 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% +1.41% -6.58%
10th Percentile £631 £388 £313
90th Percentile £644 £578 £509
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
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 552 602 510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.22% 38.44% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 320 292
Hertfordshire median daily rate £415 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +10.39% +2.67%
10th Percentile £250 £280 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 29
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.15 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.35% -65.35% +48.87%
10th Percentile £15.90 £13.65 £28.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £54.15
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 Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Hertfordshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 - -
Stevenage -9 1 £638 - 2
Ruby
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Stackdriver
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) New Relic
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) New Relic
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk