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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 31 38 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% 0.36% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 1.35% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

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 50 74 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 19.76% 26.52% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 35
Median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.66% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) RSpec
3 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
3 1 (33.33%) Phusion Passenger
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Redmine
3 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Ruby
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (33.33%) Redmine
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) Phusion Passenger
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
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