The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Basingstoke region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 30 53 25
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.75% 0.41% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 0.88% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate £425 £330 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £330 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £330 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 113 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 43.12% 46.89% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 71 41
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.13 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £39.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Ruby
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) WMI
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) SOA

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
1 2 (33.33%) Hudson
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
2 2 (33.33%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WMI
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