Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 64 86
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22 +37
Contract jobs citing Ruby 23 80 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.37% 3.39% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 8.61% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 51 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +45.83%
10th Percentile £338 £375 £361
90th Percentile £555 £525 £521
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £62.50 £19.30 £10.00
% change year-on-year +223.92% +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 680 929 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 40.40% 39.36% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 399 272
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £289 £291 £245
90th Percentile £564 £525 £519
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.89% +26.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £15.82 £20.20 £14.30
90th Percentile £45.25 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -26 18 £500 - 4
Ruby
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 17 (73.91%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
3 13 (56.52%) JIRA
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
4 12 (52.17%) SOAP
4 12 (52.17%) DevOps
4 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
5 11 (47.83%) REST
5 11 (47.83%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) Open Source
7 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
7 9 (39.13%) Confluence
7 9 (39.13%) Ansible
7 9 (39.13%) OpenShift
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
8 8 (34.78%) JSON
8 8 (34.78%) XML
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (30.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (30.43%) PaaS
9 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (30.43%) RESTful
10 6 (26.09%) Test Automation

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 9 (39.13%) Confluence
2 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (30.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) OpenShift
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) PaaS
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.35%) GitHub
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Redis
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 4 (17.39%) NuoDB
3 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 13 (56.52%) JIRA
3 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
4 6 (26.09%) Calabash
4 6 (26.09%) Selenium
5 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
7 2 (8.70%) Appium
7 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (4.35%) Capybara
8 1 (4.35%) git-flow
8 1 (4.35%) Grunt
8 1 (4.35%) gulp
8 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Ruby Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) SOAP
2 11 (47.83%) REST
2 11 (47.83%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) JSON
3 8 (34.78%) XML
4 7 (30.43%) RESTful
5 5 (21.74%) RAML
5 5 (21.74%) Swagger
5 5 (21.74%) YAML
6 4 (17.39%) LAMP
6 4 (17.39%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) Node.js
7 2 (8.70%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
8 1 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (4.35%) HTML
8 1 (4.35%) React
8 1 (4.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps
1 12 (52.17%) TDD
2 10 (43.48%) Open Source
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (26.09%) BDD
5 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) Microservices
7 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Go
6 3 (13.04%) Groovy
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) VB
7 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) C++
8 1 (4.35%) Java 8
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Kibana
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin