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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 111 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 2.23% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £337 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £470 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-75.00% -43.66%
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
619 583 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.01% 24.22% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 355 322
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -7 6 £425 -5.55% 7
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Slough - 1 £500 -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 34 (70.83%) Python
2 26 (54.17%) Linux
3 23 (47.92%) Java
4 18 (37.50%) VMware
5 16 (33.33%) Windows
6 15 (31.25%) DevOps
7 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
7 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (25.00%) Puppet
9 11 (22.92%) vSphere
9 11 (22.92%) Maven
10 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.83%) MySQL
10 10 (20.83%) Cisco
11 9 (18.75%) C#
11 9 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (18.75%) REST
11 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
11 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 8 (16.67%) Ansible
12 8 (16.67%) Gherkin
12 8 (16.67%) Node.js
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Web Development
12 8 (16.67%) Selenium

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 6 (12.50%) Apache
1 6 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) NetScaler
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) SSL
2 5 (10.42%) Wireshark
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) AMQP
5 1 (2.08%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) MQTT
5 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.33%) Big Data
5 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) Maven
3 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (16.67%) Selenium
5 5 (10.42%) Ant
5 5 (10.42%) Fiddler
5 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.33%) Gradle
6 4 (8.33%) JIRA
7 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.17%) RSpec
9 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.08%) Hudson
9 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.08%) Mocha
9 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Platform Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) REST
1 9 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) CSS
2 8 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 8 (16.67%) Node.js
3 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET
4 5 (10.42%) Ajax
4 5 (10.42%) FastCGI
4 5 (10.42%) jQuery
4 5 (10.42%) JSON
4 5 (10.42%) LINQ
4 5 (10.42%) WCF
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 5 (10.42%) WPF
5 4 (8.33%) Grails
5 4 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.08%) AS400
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.08%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.08%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.25%) CentOS
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) DevOps
2 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Web Development
4 7 (14.58%) High Availability
5 6 (12.50%) BDD
5 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (10.42%) Coaching
6 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.42%) Service Management
6 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.33%) Kanban
7 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.25%) Data Management
8 3 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Python
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
4 9 (18.75%) C#
5 8 (16.67%) Perl
5 8 (16.67%) PHP
6 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.58%) SQL
7 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.33%) C++
9 2 (4.17%) C
9 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.08%) Delphi
10 1 (2.08%) ES6
10 1 (2.08%) Groovy
10 1 (2.08%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) CCNP
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) MCITP
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.92%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) Ansible
4 4 (8.33%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) Scalr
5 1 (2.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) VMware
2 10 (20.83%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Juniper
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) ATG
4 5 (10.42%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) hybris
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) EMC
6 3 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.08%) CA
8 1 (2.08%) Perforce
8 1 (2.08%) Serena
8 1 (2.08%) Sitecore