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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 106 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 2.12% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £260 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
635 660 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.96% 26.24% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 412 339
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.75 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +13 7 £375 -16.66% 5
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 1
Slough - 1 £650 - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (77.27%) Python
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 12 (54.55%) DevOps
4 8 (36.36%) PHP
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 6 (27.27%) OO
6 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 6 (27.27%) AMQP
6 6 (27.27%) Docker
6 6 (27.27%) Puppet
6 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) SOLID
7 5 (22.73%) Microservices
7 5 (22.73%) Rust
7 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
7 5 (22.73%) API Development
7 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (22.73%) Go
7 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (22.73%) GoCD
7 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 5 (22.73%) F#

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 1 (4.55%) nginx
1 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Bluemix
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (4.55%) SoftLayer
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) AMQP
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) MQTT
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jasmine
2 5 (22.73%) GoCD
3 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) RSpec
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) Laravel
4 2 (9.09%) Symfony
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.55%) JSON-LD
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
3 1 (4.55%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.55%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Energy
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Home
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) API Development
4 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 5 (22.73%) SOLID
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
7 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.55%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) C
5 5 (22.73%) F#
5 5 (22.73%) Go
5 5 (22.73%) Haskell
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) OCaml
5 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) Rust
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) SPARQL
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) KVM
6 1 (4.55%) vCloud
6 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
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