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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 83 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Contract jobs citing Ruby 28 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.24% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 4.99% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 10
Median daily rate £475 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
549 601 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.85% 24.87% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 359 405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £281 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +8.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Windsor - 9 £550 -
Bracknell +4 7 £450 +50.00% 1
Reading -4 3 £425 +18.05% 3
Slough +11 1 £500 - 1
Maidenhead -11 1 £320 -25.01%
Hungerford - 1 - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 41 (93.18%) Python
2 24 (54.55%) Linux
3 22 (50.00%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) HTTP
4 18 (40.91%) JSON
4 18 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (38.64%) Puppet
5 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.09%) OO
7 14 (31.82%) Docker
7 14 (31.82%) DevOps
8 13 (29.55%) BDD
8 13 (29.55%) TDD
8 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
8 13 (29.55%) Scrum
9 12 (27.27%) Selenium
9 12 (27.27%) Groovy
9 12 (27.27%) C++
9 12 (27.27%) XML
9 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
10 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (25.00%) REST
10 11 (25.00%) Bitbucket
10 11 (25.00%) eggPlant
10 11 (25.00%) Perl
10 11 (25.00%) Cisco
10 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 11 (25.00%) Maven
11 10 (22.73%) CMS
11 10 (22.73%) Content Management

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 10 (22.73%) CMS
2 9 (20.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.55%) nginx
5 1 (2.27%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) SoftLayer
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) AMQP
5 4 (9.09%) VSAN
6 2 (4.55%) LDAP
7 1 (2.27%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (2.27%) IMAP
7 1 (2.27%) SMPP
7 1 (2.27%) SMTP
7 1 (2.27%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (2.27%) VLAN
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Selenium
1 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 11 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 11 (25.00%) eggPlant
2 11 (25.00%) Maven
3 10 (22.73%) Ant
3 10 (22.73%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (22.73%) Gradle
3 10 (22.73%) JMeter
4 6 (13.64%) GoCD
4 6 (13.64%) Jasmine
5 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
6 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.27%) CircleCI
8 1 (2.27%) JIRA
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Developer in Test
3 8 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.91%) VMWare Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Automation Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) JSON
2 12 (27.27%) XML
3 11 (25.00%) REST
4 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
5 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.82%) Laravel
6 3 (6.82%) Symfony
6 3 (6.82%) Web Services
7 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.27%) CORBA
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) HTML
8 1 (2.27%) HTML5
8 1 (2.27%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) JSTL
8 1 (2.27%) Mustache
8 1 (2.27%) RESTful
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Visualisation
2 5 (11.36%) FlexPod
2 5 (11.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.36%) Virtual Team
3 4 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) CentOS
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) OO
3 14 (31.82%) DevOps
4 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
4 13 (29.55%) BDD
4 13 (29.55%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) Content Management
5 10 (22.73%) OOP
5 10 (22.73%) Project Management
5 10 (22.73%) Security Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) Manual Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (15.91%) Data Management
8 6 (13.64%) API Development
8 6 (13.64%) Microservices
8 6 (13.64%) SOLID
9 5 (11.36%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) Python
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) C++
3 12 (27.27%) Groovy
4 11 (25.00%) Perl
5 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
7 8 (18.18%) PHP
8 7 (15.91%) Go
9 6 (13.64%) C
9 6 (13.64%) F#
9 6 (13.64%) Haskell
9 6 (13.64%) OCaml
9 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 6 (13.64%) Rust
10 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.27%) C#
11 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) CCNA
1 7 (15.91%) CCNP
1 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) VCDX
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Docker
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (15.91%) vSphere
4 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.36%) vCloud
5 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) Xen
7 1 (2.27%) KVM
7 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (38.64%) Puppet
3 9 (20.45%) Ansible
4 7 (15.91%) Kubernetes
4 7 (15.91%) Nagios
5 5 (11.36%) vRealize
6 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (2.27%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco
1 11 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.45%) Sitecore
2 9 (20.45%) Splunk
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) EMC
4 5 (11.36%) Nimsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) CA
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
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