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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 113 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 14 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.70% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 2.17% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 5
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£363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £246 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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
691 828 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.50% 31.98% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 443 305
Average daily rate £363 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 26
Average hourly rate £35.50 £32.85 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £17.50 £18.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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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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 +11 4 £463 - 1
Bracknell 0 4 £330 -2.22% 2
Newbury -3 1 - -
Slough - 1 £325 - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) Python
2 22 (59.46%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) Perl
3 17 (45.95%) DevOps
4 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) Puppet
5 15 (40.54%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) PHP
6 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.03%) C++
8 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
8 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 9 (24.32%) Ajax
8 9 (24.32%) Web Development
8 9 (24.32%) RSpec
9 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
9 8 (21.62%) QA
9 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (21.62%) REST
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
10 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
10 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) MCollective
10 7 (18.92%) User Experience
11 6 (16.22%) NAS
11 6 (16.22%) Hibernate

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) IaaS
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) GitHub
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) NAS
1 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) IPv6
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) OSPF
3 1 (2.70%) BGP
3 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
1 9 (24.32%) RSpec
2 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.41%) Calabash
2 2 (5.41%) Appium
2 2 (5.41%) Robolectric
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) BitKeeper
General
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Ajax
2 8 (21.62%) REST
2 8 (21.62%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) MCollective
4 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (16.22%) JSON
4 6 (16.22%) Middleware
4 6 (16.22%) SOAP
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.41%) FastCGI
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 2 (5.41%) WCF
6 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.41%) LINQ
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) LAMP
6 2 (5.41%) .NET
6 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
6 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.41%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Debian
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) DevOps
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Web Development
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) Service Management
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Python
1 22 (59.46%) Java
1 22 (59.46%) Perl
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) PHP
3 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) C++
5 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
6 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.11%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.41%) C
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) AWK
9 1 (2.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCTS
2 2 (5.41%) MCITP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) GIAC
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Samba
1 1 (2.70%) XenServer
1 1 (2.70%) Postfix
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) Puppet
2 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Hitachi
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
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