Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 119 144
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25 +11
Contract jobs citing Ruby 35 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.89% 0.91% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 3.64% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 33
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £363 £273 £373
90th Percentile £641 £613 £550
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
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 £9.00
% change year-on-year +16.61% +114.39% -77.50%

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 1,273 962 1,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.32% 25.12% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 569 743
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £312 £295 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Maidenhead -1 9 £375 - 1
Reading -12 5 £738 +47.50% 4
Slough -2 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 25 (71.43%) Python
2 19 (54.29%) DevOps
3 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
4 17 (48.57%) JIRA
4 17 (48.57%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (45.71%) Bash Shell
6 15 (42.86%) Groovy
7 12 (34.29%) Docker
8 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
8 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
9 10 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (25.71%) Perl
10 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (22.86%) Atlassian
11 8 (22.86%) Bitbucket
11 8 (22.86%) Confluence
11 8 (22.86%) iPad
11 8 (22.86%) Java
11 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
11 8 (22.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 8 (22.86%) HipChat
12 7 (20.00%) MySQL
12 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (20.00%) QA
12 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (17.14%) Computer Security

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 8 (22.86%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) GitHub
4 2 (5.71%) Akamai
5 1 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) BGP
1 6 (17.14%) MPLS
1 6 (17.14%) OSPF
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.86%) DVB
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (48.57%) JIRA
3 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
4 10 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (22.86%) Bitbucket
6 6 (17.14%) GitLab
6 6 (17.14%) Selenium
6 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
6 6 (17.14%) Zephyr
7 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
8 2 (5.71%) Metasploit
9 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) AWS Engineer
1 13 (37.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Security Incident Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Development Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Development Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) UI Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) REST
1 6 (17.14%) SOAP
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) React
3 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.71%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.86%) COM
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) iPad
2 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) e-Health
4 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) IPTV
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.86%) STB
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Solaris
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) Unix
4 3 (8.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) DevOps
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
5 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (17.14%) Computer Security
6 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Open Source
8 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Product Management
8 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) Bash Shell
3 15 (42.86%) Groovy
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Perl
6 8 (22.86%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.57%) PHP
10 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (17.14%) CSIRT
2 6 (17.14%) HP ALM
2 6 (17.14%) Puppet
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
3 3 (8.57%) Capistrano
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) QRadar
4 2 (5.71%) Rancher
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) Terraform
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Atlassian
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) CA
4 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Lancope
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
6 1 (2.86%) Huawei
6 1 (2.86%) New Relic
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata
6 1 (2.86%) VMware