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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 88 117
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 21 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 1.54% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 6.59% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 15
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 435 577 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.02% 23.45% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 368 474
Median daily rate £425 £400 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
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 Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 10 £450 -
Windsor +4 3 £550 +10.00% 1
Reading -5 2 £800 +77.77% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £400 - 1
Hungerford - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £500 - 1
Ruby
South East

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 42 (91.30%) Python
2 29 (63.04%) Java
3 20 (43.48%) HTTP
3 20 (43.48%) TDD
3 20 (43.48%) Selenium
3 20 (43.48%) JSON
3 20 (43.48%) BDD
4 19 (41.30%) WebDriver
4 19 (41.30%) Groovy
4 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) XML
5 18 (39.13%) REST
5 18 (39.13%) Bitbucket
5 18 (39.13%) eggPlant
6 17 (36.96%) Gradle
6 17 (36.96%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (36.96%) Apache Ivy
6 17 (36.96%) Project Management
6 17 (36.96%) JMeter
6 17 (36.96%) Linux
6 17 (36.96%) OOP
6 17 (36.96%) Ant
6 17 (36.96%) OO
6 17 (36.96%) CMS
6 17 (36.96%) Maven
6 17 (36.96%) Content Management
7 16 (34.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (34.78%) Sitecore
7 16 (34.78%) Splunk
7 16 (34.78%) Puppet

Ruby
Top Related 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 17 (36.96%) CMS
2 16 (34.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.17%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (10.87%) SoftLayer
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) HTTP
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) VSAN
5 1 (2.17%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (2.17%) IMAP
5 1 (2.17%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) SMPP
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.17%) HBase
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Selenium
2 19 (41.30%) WebDriver
3 18 (39.13%) Bitbucket
3 18 (39.13%) eggPlant
4 17 (36.96%) Ant
4 17 (36.96%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (36.96%) Gradle
4 17 (36.96%) JMeter
4 17 (36.96%) Maven
5 5 (10.87%) Gatling
5 5 (10.87%) NeoLoad
5 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.35%) JIRA
8 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.17%) JUnit
8 1 (2.17%) TestNG
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Developer in Test
3 8 (17.39%) Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) VMWare Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Automation Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Development Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Big Data Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Chief Data Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) JSON
2 19 (41.30%) XML
3 18 (39.13%) REST
4 7 (15.22%) Web Services
5 5 (10.87%) React
6 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.17%) .NET
7 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.17%) CORBA
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) CSS3
7 1 (2.17%) HTML
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) JSP
7 1 (2.17%) Laravel
7 1 (2.17%) Mustache
7 1 (2.17%) RESTful
7 1 (2.17%) SOAP
7 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.87%) FlexPod
1 5 (10.87%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 9 (19.57%) CentOS
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Debian
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.17%) SUSE
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) BDD
1 20 (43.48%) TDD
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) Content Management
3 17 (36.96%) OO
3 17 (36.96%) OOP
3 17 (36.96%) Project Management
4 14 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
6 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
7 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Security Testing
8 8 (17.39%) Data Management
9 5 (10.87%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (8.70%) Demand Management
10 4 (8.70%) DevOps
10 4 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (8.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) Python
2 29 (63.04%) Java
3 19 (41.30%) Groovy
4 14 (30.43%) C++
5 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) Perl
6 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 4 (8.70%) PHP
8 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.35%) Go
10 1 (2.17%) C
10 1 (2.17%) C#
10 1 (2.17%) F#
10 1 (2.17%) Haskell
10 1 (2.17%) ML
10 1 (2.17%) OCaml
10 1 (2.17%) Rust
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
10 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) CCNA
1 8 (17.39%) CCNP
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) VCDX
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Docker
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
4 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.87%) vCloud
5 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (36.96%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (34.78%) Puppet
3 8 (17.39%) Nagios
4 7 (15.22%) Ansible
5 5 (10.87%) HP Fortify
5 5 (10.87%) vRealize
6 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (2.17%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Sitecore
1 16 (34.78%) Splunk
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (17.39%) EMC
4 8 (17.39%) VMware
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.17%) CA
7 1 (2.17%) Capita
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago