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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 116 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 1.30% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +118.46%
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
626 617 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.53% 24.51% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 294 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -1 10 £470 -1.05% 8
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 20 (64.52%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) PHP
4 11 (35.48%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) Perl
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) DevOps
7 8 (25.81%) Subversion
7 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
8 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) Windows
9 6 (19.35%) MySQL
9 6 (19.35%) C#
9 6 (19.35%) Puppet
10 5 (16.13%) Hudson
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
11 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) OSPF
2 1 (3.23%) BGP
2 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) IPsec
2 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) 4G
2 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (3.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Subversion
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
3 5 (16.13%) Hudson
3 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) Selenium
5 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.45%) eggPlant
6 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
7 1 (3.23%) JIRA
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.23%) Capybara
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) Ajax
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) CSS3
6 2 (6.45%) PhoneGap
6 2 (6.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (6.45%) Laravel
6 2 (6.45%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
6 2 (6.45%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) XSLT
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) Kanban
8 2 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Python
3 15 (48.39%) PHP
4 10 (32.26%) Perl
5 6 (19.35%) C#
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) C++
9 2 (6.45%) VBScript
9 2 (6.45%) VB
9 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.23%) Scala
10 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Samba
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) Postfix
1 1 (3.23%) XenServer
1 1 (3.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (6.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
1 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Talend
4 1 (3.23%) Eloqua
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago