The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 26 June 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 / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 36 24
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.20% 2.10% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 7.35% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 23
Median daily rate £425 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £334 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 209 136 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 50.12% 28.51% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 75 155
Median daily rate £375 £363 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -0.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Nottinghamshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Nottinghamshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Nottinghamshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Nottinghamshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -6 5 £425 +13.33% 6
Ruby
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Docker
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) Marionette.js
4 5 (41.67%) React
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Ansible
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Salt
7 2 (16.67%) DevOps
7 2 (16.67%) Web Operations
7 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
7 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) Route 53
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (8.33%) Redis
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Capybara
5 1 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) Marionette.js
2 5 (41.67%) React
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Sensu
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Web Operations
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Case Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Salt
3 1 (8.33%) collectd
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) logstash
3 1 (8.33%) StatsD
3 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (8.33%) InterSystems
2 1 (8.33%) SaltStack