Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 23 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 East > Middlesex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.15% 1.69% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 4.35% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £410 £338 £325
90th Percentile £508 £500 £375
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.95% - -

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 Middlesex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 77 138 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 29.39% 38.98% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 84 48
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +13.57% -
10th Percentile £300 £302 £263
90th Percentile £505 £528 £438
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Middlesex median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Middlesex

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Middlesex

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

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) StatsD
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) Sensu
2 2 (66.67%) logstash

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) InfluxDB
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Sensu
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Fluentd
1 2 (66.67%) Graphite
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Prometheus
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Salt
1 2 (66.67%) StatsD
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Rackspace
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) Civica
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle