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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 27 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.62% 0.88% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.96% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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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
92 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.66% 41.41% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 25
Average daily rate £350 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Subversion
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Maven
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) NetBeans
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) RUP
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Hitachi