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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 112 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.59% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £700 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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
679 627 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.25% 25.90% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 314 385
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 £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 12 £450 -5.26% 6
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (61.54%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Perl
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) Subversion
6 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
6 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle
6 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 6 (23.08%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) Ajax
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (15.38%) Selenium
8 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 4 (15.38%) Puppet

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (15.38%) Hudson
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
5 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.69%) eggPlant
6 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (3.85%) JUnit
7 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) Capybara
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) Ajax
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) XSLT
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.85%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) SUSE
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) BDD
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) User Stories
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Delphi
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
7 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
1 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Siebel
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Eloqua
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