Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 19 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 71 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 8 3 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.18% 0.33% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 0.90% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £463 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +13.85% -1.81%
10th Percentile £319 £429 £313
90th Percentile £395 £486 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.00

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 249 333 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 36.62% 36.08% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 241 146
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £263
90th Percentile £541 £575 £556
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.09% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year +9.68% +112.33% -47.86%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Northamptonshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Northamptonshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Northampton +9 8 £350 -24.32%
Ruby
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
4 3 (37.50%) GitHub
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Kafka
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (25.00%) Go
5 2 (25.00%) Kibana
5 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (25.00%) Grafana
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native
5 2 (25.00%) logstash
6 1 (12.50%) Mesos
6 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) API Design

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (25.00%) Kafka
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Mason
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) API Design
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Go
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Grafana
2 2 (25.00%) Kibana
2 2 (25.00%) logstash
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP