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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 87 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 34 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.34% 0.44% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 1.65% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 15
Average daily rate £380 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £490 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
642 727 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.27% 26.81% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 423 409
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £55.65 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +9 16 £378 -28.94% 11
Maidenhead - 8 £427 -
Newbury +10 3 £363 -
Bracknell -2 2 £350 +3.70% 1
Slough - 1 - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
3 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (32.65%) Puppet
3 16 (32.65%) Windows
4 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (30.61%) vSphere
5 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 14 (28.57%) Migration
5 14 (28.57%) VMware
5 14 (28.57%) Java
5 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (28.57%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
6 13 (26.53%) LAN
6 13 (26.53%) WAN
6 13 (26.53%) MySQL
6 13 (26.53%) Oracle
6 13 (26.53%) CSS
6 13 (26.53%) SCCM
6 13 (26.53%) SCOM
6 13 (26.53%) SCVMM
6 13 (26.53%) RightScale
6 13 (26.53%) Windows Intune
7 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (20.41%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) Node.js
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.04%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.04%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) LAN
1 13 (26.53%) WAN
2 12 (24.49%) Firewall
3 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) DVB
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MySQL
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) Selenium
4 6 (12.24%) Maven
4 6 (12.24%) RSpec
5 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.20%) JIRA
6 3 (6.12%) Subversion
7 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.04%) Mocha
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.04%) webpack
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Junior
8 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (26.53%) CSS
3 11 (22.45%) Middleware
4 10 (20.41%) HTML
4 10 (20.41%) jQuery
5 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
6 6 (12.24%) XML
7 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
8 4 (8.16%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) Apache Commons
8 4 (8.16%) Grails
8 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.16%) JSON
8 4 (8.16%) REST
8 4 (8.16%) Spring
8 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.12%) SOAP
9 3 (6.12%) XSLT
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) e-Health
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) IPTV
4 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (24.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) Unix
7 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (28.57%) Migration
4 8 (16.33%) ITIL
5 6 (12.24%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 4 (8.16%) Information Security
7 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.12%) BDD
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.08%) High Availability
9 2 (4.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.57%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (16.33%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (10.20%) PHP
6 4 (8.16%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) Groovy
7 2 (4.08%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.08%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) Delphi
8 1 (2.04%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) MCSA
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) vSphere
2 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
3 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
3 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Puppet
2 13 (26.53%) SCCM
2 13 (26.53%) SCOM
2 13 (26.53%) SCVMM
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Intune
3 4 (8.16%) Capistrano
4 3 (6.12%) Ansible
5 1 (2.04%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.04%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 14 (28.57%) VMware
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) RightScale
3 12 (24.49%) Red Hat
4 7 (14.29%) CA
5 4 (8.16%) ATG
5 4 (8.16%) hybris
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Huawei
7 1 (2.04%) Nokia
7 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
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