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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 3 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 1.63% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 5.14% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Median daily rate £425 £360 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -32.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £415 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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
233 292 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.61% 31.70% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 206 151
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Median hourly rate £16.31 £33.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.30% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £55.55 £44.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Python
3 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
4 7 (63.64%) Go
4 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) Docker
4 7 (63.64%) Kubernetes
5 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (54.55%) Microservices
5 6 (54.55%) Rust
5 6 (54.55%) API Development
5 6 (54.55%) SOLID
5 6 (54.55%) GoCD
5 6 (54.55%) C
5 6 (54.55%) PHP
5 6 (54.55%) HTTP
5 6 (54.55%) OO
5 6 (54.55%) JSON
5 6 (54.55%) OCaml
5 6 (54.55%) Haskell
5 6 (54.55%) F#
5 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 6 (54.55%) Jasmine
6 5 (45.45%) AMQP
6 5 (45.45%) Virtual Team
7 3 (27.27%) Laravel
7 3 (27.27%) Symfony

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 1 (9.09%) CloudStack
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) GoCD
1 6 (54.55%) Jasmine
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
1 6 (54.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (27.27%) Laravel
2 3 (27.27%) Symfony
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) API Development
3 6 (54.55%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) SOLID
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 7 (63.64%) Go
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) C
4 6 (54.55%) F#
4 6 (54.55%) Haskell
4 6 (54.55%) OCaml
4 6 (54.55%) PHP
4 6 (54.55%) Rust
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) VMware