Period
to 18 August 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 18 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 67 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - +118
Contract jobs citing Ruby 43 77 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.23% 3.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 9.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 53 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £500 -
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 745 827 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.66% 37.15% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 316 308
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% +6.90% +7.41%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £261
90th Percentile £556 £525 £482
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +42.86% +37.50%
10th Percentile £38.00 £18.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 18 August 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 18 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
Milton Keynes -18 39 £500 - 4
Marlow -3 1 - -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 31 (72.09%) Python
2 27 (62.79%) Java
2 27 (62.79%) Jenkins
3 24 (55.81%) Finance
3 24 (55.81%) TDD
4 21 (48.84%) JIRA
5 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
5 20 (46.51%) SOAP
6 19 (44.19%) Web Services
6 19 (44.19%) REST
6 19 (44.19%) DevOps
7 18 (41.86%) OpenShift
8 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (37.21%) Bash Shell
9 16 (37.21%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (37.21%) SQL
10 15 (34.88%) Ansible
10 15 (34.88%) Open Source
11 14 (32.56%) PaaS
11 14 (32.56%) XML
11 14 (32.56%) Linux
11 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (32.56%) JSON
11 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
12 13 (30.23%) Confluence
12 13 (30.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (27.91%) RESTful
14 11 (25.58%) Redis
14 11 (25.58%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (23.26%) 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 16 (37.21%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (32.56%) Tomcat
3 13 (30.23%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) OpenShift
2 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (32.56%) PaaS
4 7 (16.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Redis
2 10 (23.26%) MongoDB
2 10 (23.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (20.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (20.93%) MySQL
3 9 (20.93%) NuoDB
3 9 (20.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (62.79%) Jenkins
2 21 (48.84%) JIRA
3 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
4 10 (23.26%) Calabash
5 7 (16.28%) Selenium
6 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.65%) Capybara
7 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.65%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.33%) Appium
8 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.33%) git-flow
8 1 (2.33%) JUnit
8 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Automotive
3 6 (13.95%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
3 6 (13.95%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) QA Automation Tester
3 6 (13.95%) QA Tester
3 6 (13.95%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Ruby Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) SOAP
2 19 (44.19%) REST
2 19 (44.19%) Web Services
3 14 (32.56%) JSON
3 14 (32.56%) XML
4 12 (27.91%) RESTful
5 10 (23.26%) RAML
5 10 (23.26%) Swagger
5 10 (23.26%) YAML
6 9 (20.93%) LAMP
6 9 (20.93%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (20.93%) Middleware
7 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
7 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.33%) HTML
8 1 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) TDD
2 19 (44.19%) DevOps
3 15 (34.88%) Open Source
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (25.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) High Availability
9 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
9 6 (13.95%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) BDD
11 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
11 4 (9.30%) QA Automation
12 3 (6.98%) Microservices
12 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.65%) ERP
13 2 (4.65%) SDET
13 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Python
2 27 (62.79%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) Bash Shell
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Go
5 7 (16.28%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Java 8
7 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle