Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 125 145
Rank change year-on-year -31 +20 +4
Contract jobs citing Ruby 19 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.94% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 3.30% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 23
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -1.79% +8.39%
10th Percentile £364 £278 £321
90th Percentile £603 £638 £560
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +361.11% -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £19.30 £10.00
% change year-on-year +16.61% +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 1,316 1,152 1,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.12% 28.46% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 687 689
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 36
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -16.22%
10th Percentile £17.50 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £49.13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 19 November 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 19 November 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
Reading -9 6 £585 +30.00% 5
Maidenhead +7 5 £488 - 1
Slough -15 1 £413 +6.45%
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 14 (73.68%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Perl
4 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) DevOps
5 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
5 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (31.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 6 (31.58%) CSIRT
6 6 (31.58%) BGP
6 6 (31.58%) MPLS
6 6 (31.58%) OSPF
6 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Solaris
6 6 (31.58%) Computer Security
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Puppet
6 6 (31.58%) Malware Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management

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 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Akamai
4 1 (5.26%) Apigee
4 1 (5.26%) Datadog
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) BGP
2 6 (31.58%) MPLS
2 6 (31.58%) OSPF
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 2 (10.53%) HTTP
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 4 (21.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
6 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Security Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Security Incident Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Software Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) COM
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) IPTV
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) STB
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (31.58%) Computer Security
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (5.26%) API Testing
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (31.58%) CSIRT
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Terraform
3 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
3 3 (15.79%) Rancher
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.53%) QRadar
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM
5 1 (5.26%) Suricata
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Lancope
3 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (5.26%) Huawei
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Qualys
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata