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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 108 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 1.06% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
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£475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% +11.11%
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
641 850 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.34% 33.41% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 413 343
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 34
Average hourly rate £21.25 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.97% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +8 7 £475 +26.66% 7
Slough 0 3 £538 +65.38% 4
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) Puppet
5 6 (31.58%) PaaS
5 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) IaaS
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) RSpec
6 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
7 4 (21.05%) Kanban
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) PaaS
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) RSpec
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) TestNG
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 3 (15.79%) QA Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (15.79%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) CPAN
4 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
4 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (5.26%) FastCGI
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) DTV
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Kanban
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Perl
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) C
5 3 (15.79%) VB
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) Korn
7 1 (5.26%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (10.53%) Nagios
5 1 (5.26%) Cacti
5 1 (5.26%) YUM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Percona
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Vignette
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) BEA
3 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
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