Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 July 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 79 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 -
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.13% 2.10% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 5.23% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 45
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
South East median daily rate £463 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -5.13% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 576 784 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.57% 40.06% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 428 310
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £270
90th Percentile £562 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% -18.18% +32.53%
10th Percentile £18.00 £37.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.71 £48.60 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +9.81% -2.30% +8.75%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Buckinghamshire

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Buckinghamshire

Ruby
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Milton Keynes -13 2 - - 7
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) YAML
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) NuoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) RAML

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) NuoDB
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) RAML
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Swagger
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM