The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby
Rank 30 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 1.44% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 3.60% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.92% 39.93% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 30 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Ruby
Berkshire

Ruby
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Ruby Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Ruby
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby across the Slough region.

Ruby Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Vignette
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) CPAN
1 1 (100.00%) DTV

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CPAN
1 1 (100.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) YUM
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Vignette
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google