The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 65 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% - 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£531 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
231 348 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.86% 35.19% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 190 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ruby
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 14 (77.78%) Puppet
3 10 (55.56%) Python
3 10 (55.56%) PHP
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Perl
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (38.89%) MCollective
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (38.89%) RSpec
6 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (16.67%) IaaS
8 3 (16.67%) PaaS
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (5.56%) .NET
10 1 (5.56%) MySQL
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.56%) IIS
10 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (38.89%) RSpec
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) MCollective
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.56%) LINQ
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (5.56%) FastCGI
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Python
1 10 (55.56%) PHP
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) GIAC
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
2 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat