Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 2018 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 116 126
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 +36
Contract jobs citing Ruby 36 41 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 1.07% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 4.36% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 57
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £354 £424 £313
90th Percentile £505 £613 £535
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.04% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.25

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 1,228 940 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.23% 24.52% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 543 785
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £298 £270
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% +53.57% -61.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.20 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.60 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 2018. 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
Maidenhead +2 7 £375 -6.25% 1
Newbury - 7 £425 -
Reading -4 4 £688 +30.95% 7
Slough -5 3 £450 -10.00% 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 28 (77.78%) Python
2 26 (72.22%) DevOps
3 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
4 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (44.44%) Groovy
5 16 (44.44%) Linux
6 15 (41.67%) JIRA
7 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
8 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 12 (33.33%) Docker
9 11 (30.56%) Kubernetes
10 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
10 10 (27.78%) Java
10 10 (27.78%) SQL
11 9 (25.00%) Perl
11 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (25.00%) HipChat
11 9 (25.00%) Bitbucket
11 9 (25.00%) Atlassian
11 9 (25.00%) Confluence
11 9 (25.00%) iPad
11 9 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 7 (19.44%) Open Source
12 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (19.44%) QA
12 7 (19.44%) Ansible
13 6 (16.67%) GitLab
13 6 (16.67%) SoapUI

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 9 (25.00%) Confluence
2 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) GitHub
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) AMQP
3 1 (2.78%) BGP
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) Jenkins
2 15 (41.67%) JIRA
3 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 9 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (16.67%) GitLab
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium
5 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 6 (16.67%) Zephyr
6 5 (13.89%) Vagrant
7 2 (5.56%) Metasploit
7 2 (5.56%) Subversion
8 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Digital Development Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Security Incident Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) UI Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) REST
1 6 (16.67%) SOAP
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) React
3 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) JMS
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) iPad
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) e-Health
2 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 9 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (19.44%) Open Source
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) Product Management
7 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Python
2 16 (44.44%) Groovy
3 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 10 (27.78%) Java
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Kubernetes
2 7 (19.44%) Ansible
3 6 (16.67%) HP ALM
4 5 (13.89%) Puppet
4 5 (13.89%) Terraform
5 3 (8.33%) Capistrano
5 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (5.56%) CSIRT
6 2 (5.56%) Packer
7 1 (2.78%) Grafana
7 1 (2.78%) Graphite
7 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.33%) CA
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.78%) New Relic
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) VMware