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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby
Rank 60 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 0.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate £378 £531 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +425.92%
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
315 246 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.98% 28.08% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 155 174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) MySQL
5 10 (38.46%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
6 9 (34.62%) Apache
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
7 7 (26.92%) Python
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) XML
8 6 (23.08%) Maven
9 5 (19.23%) Selenium
9 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
9 5 (19.23%) RSpec
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
9 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 4 (15.38%) Apache Commons
10 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
10 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
10 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (15.38%) Puppet
10 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (15.38%) Node.js
10 4 (15.38%) REST

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (34.62%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.85%) DVB
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) Maven
4 5 (19.23%) RSpec
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium
5 4 (15.38%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 3 (11.54%) Subversion
7 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
7 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.85%) Mocha
8 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) Apache Commons
6 4 (15.38%) Backbone.js
6 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 4 (15.38%) Grails
6 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) REST
6 4 (15.38%) Spring
6 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) XSLT
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) IPTV
2 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) API Testing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.69%) VBScript
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Delphi
8 1 (3.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Capistrano
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) ATG
1 4 (15.38%) hybris
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) F5
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.85%) Huawei
4 1 (3.85%) Nokia
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) RightScale
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