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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 65 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 4 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 1.16% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 4.47% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
Median daily rate £358 £300 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £276 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £390 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
217 246 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.44% 25.84% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 170 182
Median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £43.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 7 December 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 12 (92.31%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) PHP
4 8 (61.54%) DevOps
5 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 7 (53.85%) Go
5 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (46.15%) OCaml
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) Haskell
6 6 (46.15%) C
6 6 (46.15%) OO
6 6 (46.15%) HTTP
6 6 (46.15%) F#
6 6 (46.15%) Jasmine
6 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (46.15%) Docker
6 6 (46.15%) Microservices
6 6 (46.15%) Rust
6 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
6 6 (46.15%) API Development
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) SOLID
6 6 (46.15%) GoCD
7 5 (38.46%) Virtual Team
7 5 (38.46%) AMQP
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) PowerShell

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Bluemix
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) AMQP
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) GoCD
1 6 (46.15%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (23.08%) Laravel
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (23.08%) Symfony
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) API Development
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (46.15%) Microservices
3 6 (46.15%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) SOLID
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) PHP
4 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
4 7 (53.85%) Go
5 6 (46.15%) C
5 6 (46.15%) F#
5 6 (46.15%) Haskell
5 6 (46.15%) OCaml
5 6 (46.15%) Rust
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) SAP