The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 24 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.43% 0.37% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £45.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 173 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 32.51% 64.55% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 108 66
Average daily rate £380 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £268 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.13 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -36.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Basingstoke region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Apache
2 14 (73.68%) MySQL
3 13 (68.42%) PHP
3 13 (68.42%) IIS
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) CISSP
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) Snort
3 13 (68.42%) PCI DSS
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Open Source
3 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.26%) Ember.js

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Ruby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (100.00%) Apache
2 13 (68.42%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Security Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (31.58%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) OO
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
1 13 (68.42%) Python
1 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Snort
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat