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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 - 84
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 18 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.67% - 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% - 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
Median daily rate £475 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

Ruby is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 350 325 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.44% 30.60% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 182 222
Median daily rate £395 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +48.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 14 £475 - 4
Marlow - 1 £775 -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ruby also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) TDD
2 20 (80.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (56.00%) JIRA
4 14 (56.00%) Calabash
5 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (52.00%) Python
6 12 (48.00%) SOAP
6 12 (48.00%) Web Services
6 12 (48.00%) SQL
6 12 (48.00%) VB
6 12 (48.00%) REST
7 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
7 11 (44.00%) QA
8 10 (40.00%) Internet
9 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
9 7 (28.00%) SDLC
9 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) Selenium
10 6 (24.00%) Ansible
10 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (20.00%) Open Source
11 5 (20.00%) Go
11 5 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (20.00%) Microservices

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 5 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (4.00%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) 2G
2 2 (8.00%) 3G
2 2 (8.00%) 4G
3 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Calabash
1 14 (56.00%) JIRA
2 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) Appium
5 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Tester
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Report Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) REST
1 12 (48.00%) SOAP
1 12 (48.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Java SE
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) LAMP
4 1 (4.00%) Mustache
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Kanban
7 5 (20.00%) Microservices
7 5 (20.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) QA Automation
8 3 (12.00%) DevOps
8 3 (12.00%) OO
8 3 (12.00%) OOP
9 2 (8.00%) BDD
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) Validation
10 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Python
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) VB
4 5 (20.00%) Go
5 4 (16.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
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