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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 34 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.26% 4.64% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 12.64% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £550 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +56.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
Ruby
Hampshire

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
52 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.76% 36.71% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 61
Average daily rate £300 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) RSpec
3 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
3 3 (60.00%) Phusion Passenger
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Heroku
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Phusion Passenger
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com