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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 111 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 1.46% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +77.50%
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
801 752 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.82% 26.37% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 401 296
Average daily rate £370 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 77
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.01% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.26 £31.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +4 8 £388 -3.12%
Slough 0 1 £300 - 2
Newbury -6 1 £313 +38.88% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (58.33%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) PHP
3 16 (44.44%) Python
4 14 (38.89%) Perl
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (25.00%) DevOps
8 8 (22.22%) C++
8 8 (22.22%) SQL
8 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (19.44%) Ajax
9 7 (19.44%) MVC
9 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
10 6 (16.67%) Puppet
10 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.67%) QA
10 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.67%) C#
11 5 (13.89%) OO
11 5 (13.89%) MySQL
11 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
11 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
11 5 (13.89%) Web Development
11 5 (13.89%) Subversion
11 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
11 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (11.11%) User Experience

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) MediaWiki
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
1 3 (8.33%) NAS
2 2 (5.56%) IPv6
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (5.56%) OSPF
2 2 (5.56%) BGP
2 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) IPsec
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.78%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Subversion
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.33%) RSpec
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.56%) Hudson
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) Calabash
5 2 (5.56%) eggPlant
5 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) Appium
5 2 (5.56%) Robolectric
5 2 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.78%) BitKeeper
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Excel Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (19.44%) Ajax
4 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 4 (11.11%) HTML5
4 4 (11.11%) REST
4 4 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (8.33%) SOAP
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.33%) JSON
5 3 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (5.56%) PhoneGap
6 2 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (5.56%) Laravel
6 2 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (5.56%) MCollective
6 2 (5.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Wiki
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Debian
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (19.44%) MVC
4 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.89%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) PHP
3 16 (44.44%) Python
4 14 (38.89%) Perl
5 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.22%) C++
6 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) Bash Shell
8 6 (16.67%) C#
9 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
10 3 (8.33%) VB
11 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 2 (5.56%) C
11 2 (5.56%) VBScript
12 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.78%) AWK
12 1 (2.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Samba
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.56%) Postfix
1 2 (5.56%) XenServer
1 2 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Hitachi
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) Talend