Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 - 123
Rank change year-on-year - +123 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 67 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.14% - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.80% - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 0 7
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 - £425
10th Percentile £324 - £313
90th Percentile £625 - £463
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate - £10.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -75.00% -

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 761 616 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 35.66% 30.92% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 319 442
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £233
90th Percentile £525 £488 £468
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.53% +18.57% +75.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £27.50 £21.25
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £46.05
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 - 58 £475 - 4
Marlow - 1 £775 -
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 63 (94.03%) Java
2 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (74.63%) TDD
4 38 (56.72%) Microservices
5 33 (49.25%) Jenkins
5 33 (49.25%) Spring
5 33 (49.25%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (41.79%) Go
7 27 (40.30%) Banking
8 25 (37.31%) BDD
8 25 (37.31%) Cloud Foundry
9 24 (35.82%) Finance
10 23 (34.33%) Kanban
11 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
12 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
12 21 (31.34%) JIRA
13 20 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
14 19 (28.36%) SOA
14 19 (28.36%) REST
15 18 (26.87%) Calabash
15 18 (26.87%) Spring Boot
16 17 (25.37%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
17 16 (23.88%) Scrum
17 16 (23.88%) Python
18 15 (22.39%) Ansible
19 14 (20.90%) SQL
20 13 (19.40%) VB
20 13 (19.40%) SOAP

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 25 (37.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Drupal
3 2 (2.99%) Liferay
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 20 (29.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.91%) PaaS
3 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (10.45%) Bluemix
4 7 (10.45%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (7.46%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.49%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (1.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Redis
2 3 (4.48%) Big Data
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (49.25%) Jenkins
2 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
3 21 (31.34%) JIRA
4 18 (26.87%) Calabash
5 10 (14.93%) Selenium
6 8 (11.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.46%) Appium
7 5 (7.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (7.46%) Bitbucket
7 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.48%) GitLab
10 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.49%) Protractor
General
1 27 (40.30%) Banking
2 24 (35.82%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Retail
4 7 (10.45%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Tester
5 10 (14.93%) Automation Tester
6 7 (10.45%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Java Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) QA Automation Tester
8 5 (7.46%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Salesforce Tester
11 2 (2.99%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) Spring
2 19 (28.36%) REST
3 18 (26.87%) Spring Boot
4 13 (19.40%) SOAP
4 13 (19.40%) Web Services
5 8 (11.94%) Spring MVC
6 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
6 7 (10.45%) J2EE
6 7 (10.45%) JDBC
6 7 (10.45%) JMS
6 7 (10.45%) JMX
6 7 (10.45%) Node.js
7 6 (8.96%) OAuth
7 6 (8.96%) RESTful
7 6 (8.96%) Swagger
8 5 (7.46%) JSON
8 5 (7.46%) Spring Security
9 3 (4.48%) CSS
9 3 (4.48%) YAML
10 2 (2.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.93%) Cloud Native
3 7 (10.45%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Android
2 5 (7.46%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.46%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (91.04%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (74.63%) TDD
3 38 (56.72%) Microservices
4 33 (49.25%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (37.31%) BDD
6 23 (34.33%) Kanban
7 21 (31.34%) Test Automation
8 19 (28.36%) SOA
9 17 (25.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
10 16 (23.88%) Scrum
11 10 (14.93%) Functional Testing
11 10 (14.93%) MVC
11 10 (14.93%) SOLID
12 9 (13.43%) Open Source
13 8 (11.94%) DevOps
14 7 (10.45%) SDLC
14 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (8.96%) API Development
16 5 (7.46%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) Java
2 28 (41.79%) Go
3 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 16 (23.88%) Python
5 14 (20.90%) SQL
6 13 (19.40%) VB
7 7 (10.45%) C#
8 5 (7.46%) Apple Swift
8 5 (7.46%) C++
9 4 (5.97%) Perl
10 3 (4.48%) GraphQL
11 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Salt
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Apigee
1 6 (8.96%) IBM
1 6 (8.96%) MuleSoft
1 6 (8.96%) WSO2
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) OpenText
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago