The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 94 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 31 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 0.71% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 2.55% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 4
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £71.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-67.25% -
Ruby
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
620 783 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.80% 27.67% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 477 381
Average daily rate £400 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Berkshire region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 22 £450 +16.12% 9
Windsor - 3 £500 -
Newbury +10 1 £325 +4.00% 2
Slough +8 1 £500 +66.66%
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 39 (61.90%) Linux
2 32 (50.79%) Python
3 26 (41.27%) VMware
4 25 (39.68%) Windows
4 25 (39.68%) PowerShell
5 24 (38.10%) Puppet
5 24 (38.10%) Java
6 21 (33.33%) vSphere
7 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (30.16%) Windows Server
9 18 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (28.57%) DevOps
10 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
10 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.40%) SQL
10 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
11 15 (23.81%) ITIL
11 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
12 14 (22.22%) MySQL
12 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
12 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (22.22%) Firewall
13 13 (20.63%) Migration
13 13 (20.63%) Oracle
14 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
14 12 (19.05%) RightScale
14 12 (19.05%) Windows Intune
14 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 10 (15.87%) Apache
2 7 (11.11%) Node.js
3 6 (9.52%) IIS
4 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.76%) nginx
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Drupal
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.59%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
2 11 (17.46%) LAN
2 11 (17.46%) WAN
3 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) HTTP
3 5 (7.94%) NetScaler
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Big Data
3 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 11 (17.46%) Maven
4 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
5 9 (14.29%) Selenium
6 8 (12.70%) JIRA
7 6 (9.52%) RSpec
8 5 (7.94%) Ant
8 5 (7.94%) Fiddler
8 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.35%) Gradle
10 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.59%) Hudson
11 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.59%) Mocha
11 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Architect
3 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Cloud Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Platform Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (17.46%) CSS
3 10 (15.87%) jQuery
3 10 (15.87%) Middleware
4 9 (14.29%) REST
4 9 (14.29%) Web Services
5 8 (12.70%) .NET
5 8 (12.70%) Gherkin
6 7 (11.11%) HTML
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.94%) ADO.NET
8 5 (7.94%) Ajax
8 5 (7.94%) Backbone.js
8 5 (7.94%) FastCGI
8 5 (7.94%) LINQ
8 5 (7.94%) WCF
8 5 (7.94%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 5 (7.94%) WPF
9 4 (6.35%) Apache Commons
9 4 (6.35%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) AS400
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Linux
2 25 (39.68%) Windows
3 19 (30.16%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.76%) CentOS
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) DevOps
3 15 (23.81%) ITIL
4 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (20.63%) Migration
6 7 (11.11%) Web Development
7 6 (9.52%) BDD
7 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.52%) Scrum
7 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 5 (7.94%) Coaching
8 5 (7.94%) High Availability
8 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.94%) MVC
8 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.35%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security
9 4 (6.35%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Python
2 25 (39.68%) PowerShell
3 24 (38.10%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.40%) SQL
5 9 (14.29%) C#
6 8 (12.70%) Perl
7 7 (11.11%) PHP
8 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.76%) C++
11 2 (3.17%) C
12 1 (1.59%) Delphi
12 1 (1.59%) ES6
12 1 (1.59%) Groovy
12 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) CCNP
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.35%) MCITP
5 4 (6.35%) MCSA
6 3 (4.76%) CCNA
6 3 (4.76%) MCTS
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) vSphere
2 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
4 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) Docker
6 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (38.10%) Puppet
2 12 (19.05%) SCCM
2 12 (19.05%) SCOM
2 12 (19.05%) SCVMM
2 12 (19.05%) Windows Intune
3 10 (15.87%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (14.29%) Ansible
5 4 (6.35%) Capistrano
5 4 (6.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) Scalr
6 1 (1.59%) SELinux
6 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) VMware
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 13 (20.63%) Oracle
5 12 (19.05%) RightScale
6 8 (12.70%) Cisco
7 5 (7.94%) ATG
7 5 (7.94%) CA
7 5 (7.94%) F5
7 5 (7.94%) Juniper
8 4 (6.35%) hybris
9 3 (4.76%) EMC
9 3 (4.76%) IBM
9 3 (4.76%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.17%) HP
10 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
10 2 (3.17%) SAP
10 2 (3.17%) Splunk
11 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics
11 1 (1.59%) Serena
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