The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
270 239 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.91% 31.04% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 148 54
Average daily rate £340 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Opsview
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
1 1 (25.00%) OWASP
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Opsview
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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