The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.30% 0.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £405
% change year-on-year +2.88% +11.11%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 175 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 28.38% 26.56% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 117 96
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Wiltshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Swindon +1 1 £475 - 2
Malmesbury - 1 £450 -
Ruby
South West

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

1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) SaltStack
3 6 (66.67%) Terraform
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (55.56%) nginx
5 4 (44.44%) Docker
6 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
6 3 (33.33%) Go
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (33.33%) Hudson
6 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 3 (33.33%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
7 2 (22.22%) Salt
7 2 (22.22%) GitHub
8 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (11.11%) Node.js
8 1 (11.11%) Splunk

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) MQTT
2 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Hudson
2 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (11.11%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) Serverless Framework
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ATDD
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Go
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Ansible
1 9 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (66.67%) Terraform
3 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) Salt
5 1 (11.11%) Consul
5 1 (11.11%) Graphite
5 1 (11.11%) Kibana
5 1 (11.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) SaltStack
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk