Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ruby skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ruby over the 6 months to 22 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 141 152
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing Ruby 38 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 2.33% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 26
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.37% +9.03% -16.22%
10th Percentile £278 £322 £256
90th Percentile £638 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
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 £19.30 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.95% - -

Ruby is in the Programming Languages 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1167 1202 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.35% 27.96% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 692 742
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £530 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.20 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Berkshire

Ruby
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Reading +10 11 £450 +20.00% 6
Slough +7 5 £388 -40.38%
Bracknell +9 4 £400 -11.11%
Wokingham - 4 £625 - 1
Maidenhead -7 2 - -
Ascot - 2 - - 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 23 (60.53%) Linux
1 23 (60.53%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) Perl
2 14 (36.84%) JSON
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
2 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (34.21%) Ansible
3 13 (34.21%) PHP
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) Unix
4 12 (31.58%) Puppet
5 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
6 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.68%) Solaris
7 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (23.68%) Xen
8 8 (21.05%) HTML
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle
8 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 7 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
9 7 (18.42%) GitHub
9 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 7 (18.42%) Sun

Ruby
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 4 (10.53%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (10.53%) Apache Spark
1 4 (10.53%) Luigi
2 3 (7.89%) WordPress
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.42%) GitHub
3 3 (7.89%) npm
3 3 (7.89%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) BGP
4 1 (2.63%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (2.63%) IMAP
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) OSPF
4 1 (2.63%) SMPP
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MySQL
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (13.16%) Big Data
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.53%) KNIME
5 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) RSpec
3 3 (7.89%) Sublime Text
3 3 (7.89%) TextMate
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.26%) eggPlant
4 2 (5.26%) Gatling
4 2 (5.26%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) JMeter
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) NeoLoad
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Administrator
3 8 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Server Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.89%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) JSON
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 6 (15.79%) XML
4 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.16%) Node.js
5 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 4 (10.53%) CSS
5 4 (10.53%) CSS3
5 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 4 (10.53%) RESTful
5 4 (10.53%) Sass
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) JSP
6 3 (7.89%) JSTL
6 3 (7.89%) Mustache
6 3 (7.89%) React
6 3 (7.89%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (10.53%) Life Science
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.63%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Unix
3 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.63%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) DevOps
1 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 6 (15.79%) Contingency Planning
2 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (15.79%) OO
2 6 (15.79%) OOP
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (10.53%) Chemistry
4 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) BDD
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) Bash Shell
2 14 (36.84%) Perl
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) PHP
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) C
5 4 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Groovy
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GCP
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Xen
2 4 (10.53%) Docker
3 2 (5.26%) KVM
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (34.21%) Ansible
3 12 (31.58%) Puppet
4 4 (10.53%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) HP Fortify
5 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.63%) Salt
6 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Sun
4 4 (10.53%) Netezza
4 4 (10.53%) Rackspace
4 4 (10.53%) RapidMiner
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus