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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank - 87 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.086% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
333 347 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.12% 29.99% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 162 176
Average daily rate £360 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.80 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) Grunt
3 3 (60.00%) CRUD
3 3 (60.00%) gulp
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Java

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Grunt
1 3 (60.00%) gulp
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) CRUD
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java