The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+21.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.50% +100.00%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
268 200 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.23% 31.01% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 118 94
Average daily rate £368 £360 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.45 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.29% -39.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Ruby
Buckinghamshire

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 5 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (50.00%) OO

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (50.00%) OO