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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 65 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 0.69% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 2.28% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Average daily rate
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£460 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.00 £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-88.73% +42.00%
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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
300 263 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.38% 30.09% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 136 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.03 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.20 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) PHP
4 7 (35.00%) Subversion
5 6 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) MySQL
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (20.00%) Puppet
7 4 (20.00%) Hudson
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Selenium
8 3 (15.00%) WebDriver

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Subversion
2 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Hudson
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (10.00%) eggPlant
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Product Management
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) VBScript
7 2 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (5.00%) Delphi
8 1 (5.00%) C
8 1 (5.00%) Scala
8 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (10.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Siebel
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Eloqua