Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.32% 4.21% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.50% 11.54% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 1
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £388 £375 £463
90th Percentile £597 £425 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £444 £475
% change year-on-year +1.41% -6.58% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 200 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 45.45% 36.49% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 39 54
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £228 £303
90th Percentile £603 £538 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year -65.35% +48.87% +66.25%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Watford

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Watford

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Watford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Watford

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

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby on Rails
1 14 (73.68%) Ansible
2 12 (63.16%) React
2 12 (63.16%) Redis
3 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Python
5 6 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (26.32%) webpack
6 5 (26.32%) Redux
6 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) SaaS
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) JSON
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Puppet
7 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Docker

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (10.53%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.53%) Route 53
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Redis
2 11 (57.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) webpack
2 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (63.16%) React
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) CSS3
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) Redux
4 2 (10.53%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Catalyst
5 1 (5.26%) CGI
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) DC/OS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) Wireframes
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Go
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Clojure
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Ansible
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (21.05%) Puppet
4 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
4 2 (10.53%) Mesos
5 1 (5.26%) Marathon
5 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) hybris
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Intershop
2 1 (5.26%) VMware