The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ruby
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.49% - 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% - 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 87 55 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 21.48% 17.63% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 51
Median daily rate £389 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.61% -10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Basingstoke

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) RSpec
3 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (50.00%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (25.00%) Redmine
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Phusion Passenger
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian