Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 89 125
Rank change year-on-year +24 +36 -14
Contract jobs citing Ruby 80 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.37% 0.88% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.52% 2.85% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 8 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +45.83% -24.76%
10th Percentile £375 £361 £244
90th Percentile £525 £521 £400
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +92.95% - -

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 939 527 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.50% 31.09% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 274 397
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £290 £246 £250
90th Percentile £525 £523 £521
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +57.89% +46.15%
10th Percentile £20.20 £14.30 £12.98
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.15
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +11.94%

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 11 December 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 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 +25 72 £500 +8.11% 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 69 (86.25%) Java
2 63 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (62.50%) TDD
4 43 (53.75%) Microservices
5 40 (50.00%) Go
6 38 (47.50%) Banking
7 37 (46.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 37 (46.25%) Jenkins
8 34 (42.50%) Finance
9 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
9 29 (36.25%) Spring
10 25 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (30.00%) PaaS
11 24 (30.00%) BDD
11 24 (30.00%) Kanban
12 22 (27.50%) Git (software)
12 22 (27.50%) OpenShift
13 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (25.00%) Ansible
15 18 (22.50%) Spring Boot
15 18 (22.50%) Scrum
16 17 (21.25%) JIRA
16 17 (21.25%) DevOps
17 16 (20.00%) SOA
18 15 (18.75%) SQL
18 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
18 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
19 14 (17.50%) Cloud Native
20 13 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery

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 37 (46.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.00%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Drupal
3 2 (2.50%) Liferay
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (30.00%) PaaS
3 22 (27.50%) OpenShift
4 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.75%) Bluemix
6 3 (3.75%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) Big Data
2 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.75%) Redis
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (46.25%) Jenkins
2 22 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (21.25%) JIRA
4 9 (11.25%) Selenium
5 8 (10.00%) Calabash
5 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (7.50%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.00%) GitLab
8 3 (3.75%) Appium
8 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.75%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.75%) NUnit
8 3 (3.75%) PhantomJS
8 3 (3.75%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (47.50%) Banking
2 34 (42.50%) Finance
3 13 (16.25%) Retail Banking
4 10 (12.50%) Automotive
5 5 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (6.25%) Retail
6 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Java Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Senior Java Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Ruby Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Software Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Automation Tester
7 9 (11.25%) Tester
8 8 (10.00%) Architect
9 7 (8.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) Monitoring Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.25%) Spring
2 18 (22.50%) Spring Boot
3 13 (16.25%) REST
4 11 (13.75%) RESTful
5 9 (11.25%) Node.js
6 8 (10.00%) JSON
6 8 (10.00%) OAuth
6 8 (10.00%) Spring MVC
7 7 (8.75%) HTML
7 7 (8.75%) Swagger
8 6 (7.50%) SOAP
8 6 (7.50%) Web Services
9 4 (5.00%) CSS
9 4 (5.00%) Spring Security
10 3 (3.75%) .NET
10 3 (3.75%) J2EE
10 3 (3.75%) JDBC
10 3 (3.75%) JMS
10 3 (3.75%) JMX
10 3 (3.75%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Cloud Native
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (78.75%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (62.50%) TDD
3 43 (53.75%) Microservices
4 24 (30.00%) BDD
4 24 (30.00%) Kanban
5 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (22.50%) Scrum
7 17 (21.25%) DevOps
8 16 (20.00%) SOA
9 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (12.50%) MVC
12 10 (12.50%) Pair Programming
12 10 (12.50%) SOLID
13 7 (8.75%) API Development
13 7 (8.75%) Functional Testing
13 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.75%) Web Development
14 6 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (86.25%) Java
2 40 (50.00%) Go
3 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.75%) SQL
5 11 (13.75%) Python
6 10 (12.50%) Perl
7 7 (8.75%) C#
8 6 (7.50%) PHP
9 4 (5.00%) GraphQL
10 3 (3.75%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) OCA
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Google
2 7 (8.75%) Apigee
2 7 (8.75%) IBM
2 7 (8.75%) MuleSoft
2 7 (8.75%) WSO2
3 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.25%) CA
3 5 (6.25%) Nimsoft
3 5 (6.25%) Remedy
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) OpenText
7 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com