Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 111 116
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5 +35
Contract jobs citing Ruby 27 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 1.12% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 4.06% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 51
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.62% -6.03%
10th Percentile £327 £325 £300
90th Percentile £638 £575 £488
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 1,219 1,084 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.51% 27.55% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 643 741
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -31.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.85 £13.24
90th Percentile £49.25 £48.90 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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 February 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 February 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
Newbury - 7 £425 - 3
Reading +8 4 £450 +20.00% 8
Wokingham - 4 £625 - 2
Maidenhead -1 3 - -
Slough +3 1 £375 -25.00% 1
Bracknell -19 1 £350 -22.22%
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 22 (81.48%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Perl
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (44.44%) DevOps
5 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
6 10 (37.04%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) Ansible
8 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
9 7 (25.93%) PHP
9 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (22.22%) Unix
10 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (22.22%) Subversion
10 6 (22.22%) Terraform
11 5 (18.52%) Open Source
11 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (18.52%) JSON
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
11 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 5 (18.52%) Docker
12 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
12 4 (14.81%) RapidMiner
12 4 (14.81%) Big Data
12 4 (14.81%) Life Science
12 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Chemistry
12 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
12 4 (14.81%) RESTful

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 (14.81%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
1 4 (14.81%) Luigi
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Pipeline Pilot
2 2 (7.41%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) AMQP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (14.81%) KNIME
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) Metasploit
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.70%) Appium
6 1 (3.70%) gulp
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Security Incident Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Python Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) RESTful
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) CSS3
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) JSP
4 2 (7.41%) JSTL
4 2 (7.41%) Mustache
5 1 (3.70%) DOM
5 1 (3.70%) JMS
5 1 (3.70%) LESS
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) React
5 1 (3.70%) Sass
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Life Science
3 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (14.81%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (14.81%) Chemistry
4 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.70%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Perl
3 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
4 10 (37.04%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) C++
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.11%) Groovy
8 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GCP
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 6 (22.22%) Terraform
3 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
4 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (11.11%) Puppet
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (7.41%) CSIRT
5 2 (7.41%) Packer
6 1 (3.70%) Grafana
6 1 (3.70%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Netezza
1 4 (14.81%) RapidMiner
1 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.41%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Sun