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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 53 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 1.90% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
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£450 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +77.50%
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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
233 263 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.00% 28.19% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 117 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £19.00 £18.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

Ruby Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) TeamCity
5 6 (35.29%) PHP
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Perl
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Puppet
7 4 (23.53%) Hudson
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 3 (17.65%) MySQL
8 3 (17.65%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) Apache
9 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
9 2 (11.76%) SOA
9 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 6 (35.29%) TeamCity
3 4 (23.53%) Hudson
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) eggPlant
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
2 2 (11.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.88%) MCollective
3 1 (5.88%) Mason
3 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
3 1 (5.88%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) VBScript
5 2 (11.76%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Talend
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.88%) Eloqua
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel
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