Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 92 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +120
Contract jobs citing Ruby 31 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.49% 1.60% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.71% 4.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.04% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.25

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 835 634 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 40.12% 32.75% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 272 361
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £536 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +42.86% +48.08%
10th Percentile £36.63 £22.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 May 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 May 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 -8 28 £500 +5.26% 4
Marlow -1 1 - - 1
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 20 (64.52%) Java
1 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
2 19 (61.29%) Python
2 19 (61.29%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) Finance
4 16 (51.61%) JIRA
5 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
6 14 (45.16%) REST
6 14 (45.16%) SOAP
6 14 (45.16%) Web Services
7 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 13 (41.94%) OpenShift
8 12 (38.71%) DevOps
8 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (35.48%) Open Source
10 10 (32.26%) Redis
10 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
10 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
10 10 (32.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (32.26%) Ansible
10 10 (32.26%) Linux
11 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
11 9 (29.03%) XML
11 9 (29.03%) JSON
11 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (29.03%) Calabash
11 9 (29.03%) Confluence
12 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
12 8 (25.81%) 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 10 (32.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (29.03%) Confluence
2 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) OpenShift
2 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (22.58%) PaaS
4 5 (16.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Redis
2 8 (25.81%) MongoDB
3 7 (22.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (22.58%) MySQL
3 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
3 7 (22.58%) NuoDB
3 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
2 16 (51.61%) JIRA
3 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
4 9 (29.03%) Calabash
5 7 (22.58%) Selenium
6 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
8 2 (6.45%) Appium
8 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
9 1 (3.23%) Capybara
9 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
9 1 (3.23%) JUnit
9 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Automotive
3 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
1 6 (19.35%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) QA Automation Tester
1 6 (19.35%) QA Tester
1 6 (19.35%) Tester
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Ruby Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Ruby Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (9.68%) Python Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) REST
1 14 (45.16%) SOAP
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) JSON
2 9 (29.03%) XML
3 7 (22.58%) LAMP
3 7 (22.58%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (22.58%) RAML
3 7 (22.58%) RESTful
3 7 (22.58%) Swagger
3 7 (22.58%) YAML
4 6 (19.35%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) TDD
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) DevOps
3 11 (35.48%) Open Source
4 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) QA Automation
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
10 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
10 3 (9.68%) High Availability
11 2 (6.45%) Kanban
11 2 (6.45%) OO
11 2 (6.45%) OOP
11 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Python
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
5 8 (25.81%) Go
6 6 (19.35%) VB
7 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin