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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank 70 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £150.00
% change year-on-year
- -52.66%
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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
329 288 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.57% 28.04% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 162 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+312.22% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (72.22%) Java
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) Perl
4 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (38.89%) MCollective
5 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (22.22%) RSpec
8 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.11%) IIS
10 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
10 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (11.11%) CSS
10 2 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (11.11%) XSLT
10 2 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) C++

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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%) MQSeries
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) RSpec
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) MCollective
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) XSLT
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
3 2 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) Python
3 9 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) VBScript
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) GIAC
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Talend
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat