The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.24% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.69% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% -27.77%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
355 338 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.54% 32.66% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 191 155
Average daily rate £345 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Ruby
South East

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 1 August 2014.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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
Milton Keynes - 5 £350 - 3
High Wycombe - 1 £315 - 1
Marlow - - - - 2
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (81.25%) OO
4 9 (56.25%) WFM
5 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) CSS3
6 7 (43.75%) LAMP
7 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 6 (37.50%) Retail
7 6 (37.50%) Product Management
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (12.50%) jQuery
9 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 2 (12.50%) Sass
10 1 (6.25%) LESS
10 1 (6.25%) Underscore.js
10 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
10 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (6.25%) Mustache
10 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (6.25%) Open Source
10 1 (6.25%) C#
10 1 (6.25%) BDD
10 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (6.25%) NoSQL

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 11 (68.75%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (68.75%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) CSS3
3 7 (43.75%) LAMP
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Sass
5 1 (6.25%) LESS
5 1 (6.25%) Underscore.js
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.25%) Mustache
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) WFM
4 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) Product Management
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
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