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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 53 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.10% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £488 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

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 187 212 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 29.26% 32.27% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 143 94
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £444 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +99.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.43 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 March 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 +3 4 £488 +44.44%
Corsham - 1 £450 - 1
Ruby
South West

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 15 (83.33%) Ansible
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Python
3 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
4 11 (61.11%) Docker
4 11 (61.11%) Terraform
5 10 (55.56%) SaltStack
5 10 (55.56%) Puppet
6 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (50.00%) Vagrant
6 9 (50.00%) Java
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) Apache
7 7 (38.89%) MySQL
7 7 (38.89%) nginx
7 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
8 5 (27.78%) Route 53
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon S3
8 5 (27.78%) OSSEC
8 5 (27.78%) CentOS
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (27.78%) Salt
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (27.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (27.78%) Auto-Scaling

Ruby
Top Related 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 7 (38.89%) Apache
1 7 (38.89%) nginx
2 4 (22.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon S3
2 5 (27.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (27.78%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (27.78%) Route 53
2 5 (27.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (22.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
1 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
2 5 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (22.22%) Artifactory
4 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) SonarQube
4 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (16.67%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) CentOS
4 4 (22.22%) CoreOS
4 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Python
2 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Go
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) LXC
2 4 (22.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Ansible
2 11 (61.11%) Terraform
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (27.78%) Nagios
4 5 (27.78%) OSSEC
4 5 (27.78%) Salt
5 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) SaltStack
2 5 (27.78%) New Relic
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat