Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 89 118
Rank change year-on-year 0 +29 +6
Contract jobs citing Ruby 41 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.85% 1.04% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 3.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 3
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +41.67% -27.27%
10th Percentile £377 £311 £225
90th Percentile £525 £520 £335
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 870 522 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.26% 30.07% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 274 392
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +2.11% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.67% +97.37% +2.70%
10th Percentile £32.50 £21.10 £13.15
90th Percentile £74.00 £70.00 £39.99
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 6 months to 20 February 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
Milton Keynes +2 39 £500 +11.11% 7
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 33 (80.49%) Java
2 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (63.41%) TDD
4 19 (46.34%) Finance
5 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
5 18 (43.90%) Go
6 17 (41.46%) Cloud Foundry
7 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
7 16 (39.02%) Microservices
8 15 (36.59%) Banking
9 14 (34.15%) DevOps
10 13 (31.71%) JIRA
11 12 (29.27%) SQL
11 12 (29.27%) Ansible
11 12 (29.27%) OpenShift
11 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (29.27%) PaaS
11 12 (29.27%) BDD
12 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
12 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
13 10 (24.39%) Kanban
13 10 (24.39%) Selenium
13 10 (24.39%) Windows
14 9 (21.95%) Retail Banking
14 9 (21.95%) Spring
14 9 (21.95%) Confluence
15 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
15 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
16 7 (17.07%) Scrum

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 17 (41.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (21.95%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (29.27%) OpenShift
1 12 (29.27%) PaaS
2 6 (14.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Big Data
1 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (12.20%) Redis
2 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) JIRA
3 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
4 10 (24.39%) Selenium
5 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
5 8 (19.51%) WebDriver
6 7 (17.07%) Calabash
7 4 (9.76%) Appium
7 4 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket
8 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
8 3 (7.32%) NUnit
8 3 (7.32%) PhantomJS
8 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
8 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.44%) GitLab
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Banking
3 9 (21.95%) Retail Banking
4 6 (14.63%) Automotive
5 4 (9.76%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (9.76%) Retail
6 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Automation Tester
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Tester
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) QA Automation Tester
3 6 (14.63%) QA Tester
3 6 (14.63%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Ruby Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Spring
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) REST
2 7 (17.07%) RESTful
2 7 (17.07%) Spring Boot
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) Node.js
3 4 (9.76%) OAuth
3 4 (9.76%) SOAP
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) Swagger
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.63%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Unix
4 4 (9.76%) Android
4 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) Microservices
4 14 (34.15%) DevOps
5 12 (29.27%) BDD
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) Kanban
8 7 (17.07%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (14.63%) Pair Programming
9 6 (14.63%) Web Development
10 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (12.20%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) Go
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 7 (17.07%) Python
6 6 (14.63%) C#
6 6 (14.63%) PHP
7 4 (9.76%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) GraphQL
8 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.44%) OCA
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Google
2 5 (12.20%) Atlassian
2 5 (12.20%) CA
2 5 (12.20%) Nimsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Remedy
3 3 (7.32%) Apigee
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) MuleSoft
3 3 (7.32%) WSO2