The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 82 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.37% 1.08% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 3.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
395 337 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.61% 27.90% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 210 210
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram 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

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
High Wycombe - 4 £300 -
Milton Keynes -10 1 £425 +21.42% 2
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) User Experience
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (25.00%) Sass
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) Opsview
5 4 (25.00%) Apache
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Nagios
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) nginx
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 3 (18.75%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
2 3 (18.75%) Axure RP
2 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
2 3 (18.75%) Grunt
2 3 (18.75%) gulp
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) iOS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) CSS3
3 4 (25.00%) Sass
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) JSP
4 3 (18.75%) LAMP
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (18.75%) PhoneGap
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Online Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
4 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
4 3 (18.75%) CRUD
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) Opsview
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe
1 3 (18.75%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.25%) Rackspace