Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 167 142
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25 -28
Contract jobs citing Ruby 13 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.33% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 1.11% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 18
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £411 £356 £327
90th Percentile £483 £640 £638
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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 938 1,265 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.41% 30.21% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 770 680
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +19.72% +29.09%
10th Percentile £18.25 £35.38 £8.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.38 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.78% - +9.76%

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 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 25 February 2020. 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 +3 10 £450 -19.64% 3
Slough +6 1 £425 +3.03%
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Ansible
3 6 (46.15%) Docker
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
3 6 (46.15%) Terraform
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Scala
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) ETL Development
4 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) AWS
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) GCP
3 2 (15.38%) Azure
4 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) DVB
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) MOLAP
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) ROLAP
3 2 (15.38%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) IPTV
3 1 (7.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) ETL Development
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Go
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) Haskell
7 1 (7.69%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Ansible
2 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
2 6 (46.15%) Terraform
3 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) Salt
5 1 (7.69%) Kibana
5 1 (7.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat