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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 104 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 2.10% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £288 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -88.73%
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
640 667 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.05% 26.09% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 415 319
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +11 7 £450 -2.17% 7
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 1
Slough - 1 £650 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 22 (78.57%) Python
2 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) DevOps
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
7 10 (35.71%) Perl
8 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (32.14%) vSphere
9 8 (28.57%) Puppet
10 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (21.43%) PHP
11 6 (21.43%) MySQL
11 6 (21.43%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) Windows
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
12 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
12 5 (17.86%) Ansible
12 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
12 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (14.29%) Node.js
13 4 (14.29%) JIRA
13 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (14.29%) Kanban

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 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Bluemix
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
4 1 (3.57%) SoftLayer
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.14%) AMQP
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) MQTT
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) CircleCI
4 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.57%) GoCD
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.57%) RSpec
4 1 (3.57%) Serena SBM
4 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Ruby Developer
4 2 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) Node.js
1 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) FastCGI
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) JSON-LD
4 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Home
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) CentOS
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Debian
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Coaching
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Kanban
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) High Availability
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
4 10 (35.71%) Perl
5 6 (21.43%) PHP
6 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) C++
8 3 (10.71%) C
8 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.57%) Delphi
10 1 (3.57%) F#
10 1 (3.57%) Go
10 1 (3.57%) Haskell
10 1 (3.57%) OCaml
10 1 (3.57%) Rust
10 1 (3.57%) SPARQL
10 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Docker
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 7 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) Ansible
4 2 (7.14%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.57%) Scalr
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Juniper
3 3 (10.71%) LANDesk
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Rackspace
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) ATG
5 1 (3.57%) CA
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
5 1 (3.57%) Seapine
5 1 (3.57%) Serena
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
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Posted: 6 days ago
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