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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 59 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 1.64% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +118.46%
Ruby
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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
257 244 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.49% 27.60% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 103 139
Average daily rate £381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.25 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.40 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) Subversion
5 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) MySQL
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) MVC
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Puppet
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Hudson
8 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) HTML

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 2 (11.11%) nginx
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
1 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Hudson
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) eggPlant
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 2 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) Django
5 1 (5.56%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) VBScript
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Talend
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Siebel
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Eloqua
Reading, Berkshire
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