The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £13.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+425.92% -91.00%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
110 60 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 36.91% 24.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 32
Average daily rate £325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £191 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £27.40 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) C#

Ruby
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree