Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 92 84
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -17
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.74% 0.32% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 0.92% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £389 £406 £388
90th Percentile £491 £599 £597
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 495 543 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 36.56% 34.30% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 356 312
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.30% +8.07%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £278
90th Percentile £550 £556 £576
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.75 £46.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +176.70% -66.05%
10th Percentile £32.35 £14.55 £14.55
90th Percentile £47.28 £54.00 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 October 2019. 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 -1 5 £425 +3.03% 2
Watford - 3 £480 - 1
Stevenage +2 1 £500 -21.57%
Ruby
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) REST
4 4 (40.00%) ATDD
4 4 (40.00%) Calabash
4 4 (40.00%) User Experience

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 2 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) BrowserStack
1 4 (40.00%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (20.00%) GCP
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Appium
1 4 (40.00%) Calabash
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Robot Framework
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) TestRail
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (10.00%) Django
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) ATDD
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Terraform
3 2 (20.00%) Kibana
3 2 (20.00%) logstash
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software