The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - 86 75
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.24% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.79% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 379 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.03% 30.74% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 213 230
Median daily rate £350 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £22.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.80 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Buckinghamshire region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Ruby
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Buckinghamshire region.

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire