The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 89 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 29 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 1.42% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 5.56% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 10
Median daily rate £475 £390 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -47.18%

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
514 647 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.00% 25.50% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 400 429
Median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +14 12 £450 +28.57% 1
Windsor +9 8 £550 +10.00%
Reading -4 2 £450 +18.42% 2
Slough +10 1 £500 - 2
Maidenhead -8 1 £400 -6.26%
Hungerford - 1 - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 41 (93.18%) Python
2 26 (59.09%) Java
3 22 (50.00%) HTTP
3 22 (50.00%) JSON
4 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) OO
4 19 (43.18%) Linux
5 18 (40.91%) TDD
5 18 (40.91%) BDD
6 17 (38.64%) Selenium
6 17 (38.64%) Groovy
6 17 (38.64%) WebDriver
6 17 (38.64%) XML
7 16 (36.36%) REST
7 16 (36.36%) Bitbucket
7 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (36.36%) eggPlant
7 16 (36.36%) Docker
8 15 (34.09%) Apache Ivy
8 15 (34.09%) Gradle
8 15 (34.09%) Puppet
8 15 (34.09%) OOP
8 15 (34.09%) Ant
8 15 (34.09%) Project Management
8 15 (34.09%) JMeter
8 15 (34.09%) Content Management
8 15 (34.09%) CMS
8 15 (34.09%) Maven
9 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
9 14 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (34.09%) CMS
2 14 (31.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.27%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) SoftLayer
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
4 4 (9.09%) AMQP
4 4 (9.09%) VSAN
5 1 (2.27%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (2.27%) IMAP
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (2.27%) SMPP
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Selenium
1 17 (38.64%) WebDriver
2 16 (36.36%) Bitbucket
2 16 (36.36%) eggPlant
3 15 (34.09%) Ant
3 15 (34.09%) Apache Ivy
3 15 (34.09%) Gradle
3 15 (34.09%) JMeter
3 15 (34.09%) Maven
4 5 (11.36%) GoCD
4 5 (11.36%) Jasmine
4 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.82%) Gatling
5 3 (6.82%) NeoLoad
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.55%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) JUnit
7 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Developer in Test
3 8 (18.18%) Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) VMWare Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Automation Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) JSON
2 17 (38.64%) XML
3 16 (36.36%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (11.36%) Web Services
6 3 (6.82%) Laravel
6 3 (6.82%) React
6 3 (6.82%) Symfony
7 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.27%) CORBA
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) HTML5
8 1 (2.27%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) JSTL
8 1 (2.27%) Mustache
8 1 (2.27%) RESTful
8 1 (2.27%) SAML
8 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 5 (11.36%) FlexPod
2 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 4 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (43.18%) OO
2 18 (40.91%) BDD
2 18 (40.91%) TDD
3 15 (34.09%) Content Management
3 15 (34.09%) OOP
3 15 (34.09%) Project Management
4 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
4 14 (31.82%) Scrum
5 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
6 11 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Data Management
7 8 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.36%) API Development
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Converged Infrastructure
9 5 (11.36%) Microservices
9 5 (11.36%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) Python
2 26 (59.09%) Java
3 17 (38.64%) Groovy
4 14 (31.82%) C++
5 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
6 7 (15.91%) Perl
7 6 (13.64%) Go
7 6 (13.64%) PHP
8 5 (11.36%) C
8 5 (11.36%) F#
8 5 (11.36%) Haskell
8 5 (11.36%) OCaml
8 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
8 5 (11.36%) Rust
9 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.27%) C#
10 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) CCNA
1 8 (18.18%) CCNP
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) VCDX
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Docker
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
4 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.36%) vCloud
5 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
6 1 (2.27%) Xen
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (34.09%) Puppet
3 8 (18.18%) Nagios
4 7 (15.91%) Ansible
5 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
6 5 (11.36%) vRealize
7 3 (6.82%) HP Fortify
8 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (2.27%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Sitecore
1 14 (31.82%) Splunk
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco
3 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 8 (18.18%) EMC
4 8 (18.18%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) Nimsoft
6 3 (6.82%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.27%) CA
7 1 (2.27%) Capita
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
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