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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.91% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +21.21%
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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
62 143 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 28.18% 63.00% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 95 87
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.31 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -27.91%
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 £59.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Security Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Ruby 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%) Software Engineering
1 5 (26.32%) OO
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