Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ruby on Rails skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 6 months to 23 November 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 on Rails (RoR)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 164 168
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +16
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.070% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.34% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -57.14%
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +361.11% - -
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +315.00% - -

Ruby on Rails is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 913 893 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.21% 20.75% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 529 620
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £549 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Ruby on Rails
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Ruby on Rails as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby on Rails in Berkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby on Rails in Berkshire

Ruby on Rails
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby on Rails within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ascot - 2 - - 1
Slough - 2 £350 -
Reading +5 1 - - 2
Bracknell - 1 - -
Ruby on Rails
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby on Rails.

1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) RSpec
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) TextMate
2 3 (50.00%) Sublime Text
2 3 (50.00%) GitHub
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (33.33%) KVM
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL

Ruby on Rails
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) RSpec
1 3 (50.00%) Sublime Text
1 3 (50.00%) TextMate
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
1 2 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Sun