Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 124 114
Rank change year-on-year -25 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing Ruby 26 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 1.01% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 3.08% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 28
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £380 £360 £306
90th Percentile £519 £585 £613
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 1,158 1,266 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.92% 32.84% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 695 522
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £285
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 21
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.75 £28.75 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.13% +46.24% +57.28%
10th Percentile £35.13 £8.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.65 £50.25 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +10.59% -0.58% +6.88%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -1 12 £463 -28.85% 1
Slough -4 3 £438 -2.78%
Newbury -2 1 £650 +52.94%
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 21 (80.77%) DevOps
2 20 (76.92%) Python
3 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (65.38%) Ansible
5 16 (61.54%) Linux
6 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
7 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
8 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (38.46%) OpenShift
8 10 (38.46%) Puppet
8 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
8 10 (38.46%) Java
9 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
9 9 (34.62%) Perl
9 9 (34.62%) .NET
10 7 (26.92%) Unix
10 7 (26.92%) JIRA
10 7 (26.92%) SaltStack
11 6 (23.08%) Salt
11 6 (23.08%) Docker
12 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
12 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
12 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
12 5 (19.23%) CSS
12 5 (19.23%) Web Services

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 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (38.46%) OpenShift
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (15.38%) Office 365
4 3 (11.54%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) DVB
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) SMTP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) OLTP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) GitLab
4 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.85%) CF BOSH
General
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Product Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Public Cloud
2 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (11.54%) IPTV
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (11.54%) STB
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) DevOps
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) API Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
4 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Convergent Charging
6 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) Perl
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) C
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) Ansible
2 10 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (38.46%) Puppet
3 6 (23.08%) Salt
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (11.54%) Marathon
6 1 (3.85%) Mesos
6 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) SaltStack
3 4 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (15.38%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) Huawei
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Vertica
6 1 (3.85%) VMware