The table below looks at the statistics for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 70 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Ruby 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 2.40% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-77.50% -43.66%
Ruby
Berkshire

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
264 292 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.11% 32.55% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 195 147
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Ruby as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ruby Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 24 (72.73%) Python
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
5 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (33.33%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) DevOps
6 10 (30.30%) Maven
7 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
7 9 (27.27%) vSphere
7 9 (27.27%) REST
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
8 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 8 (24.24%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) MySQL
9 7 (21.21%) ITIL
9 7 (21.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (21.21%) Ansible
9 7 (21.21%) Puppet
9 7 (21.21%) Node.js
10 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 6 (18.18%) Web Development
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (18.18%) Apache
10 6 (18.18%) .NET

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) Node.js
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
5 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (6.06%) nginx
7 1 (3.03%) CMS
7 1 (3.03%) Drupal
7 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
7 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
7 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
1 5 (15.15%) NetScaler
1 5 (15.15%) SSL
1 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) Big Data
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Maven
3 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.15%) Fiddler
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.12%) Ant
5 4 (12.12%) Gradle
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
7 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
7 2 (6.06%) RSpec
7 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.03%) Mocha
8 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Platform Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) REST
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) ADO.NET
4 5 (15.15%) Ajax
4 5 (15.15%) FastCGI
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 5 (15.15%) LINQ
4 5 (15.15%) WCF
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 5 (15.15%) WPF
5 4 (12.12%) Apache Commons
5 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
5 4 (12.12%) Grails
5 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.12%) JSON
5 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) DevOps
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) MVC
4 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 5 (15.15%) Coaching
5 5 (15.15%) High Availability
5 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Kanban
6 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Python
2 18 (54.55%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 8 (24.24%) C#
5 8 (24.24%) Perl
6 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 6 (18.18%) PHP
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) ES6
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) MCITP
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) vSphere
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) F5
2 5 (15.15%) Juniper
3 4 (12.12%) ATG
3 4 (12.12%) hybris
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore