Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 September 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 42 88
Rank change year-on-year -29 +46 +23
Contract jobs citing Ruby 34 90 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.35% 5.36% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.13% 14.52% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 63 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.75% +22.24%
10th Percentile £233 £353 £508
90th Percentile £525 £605 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £500 £520
% change year-on-year -12.00% -3.75% +59.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 555 620 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 38.30% 36.95% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 284 183
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £384 £368
% change year-on-year +10.75% +4.42% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.83 - £15.00
10th Percentile £20.24 - £11.20
90th Percentile £53.42 - £21.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +48.65% +23.33%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Ruby as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Milton Keynes

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ruby in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Milton Keynes

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 27 (79.41%) Python
2 22 (64.71%) JIRA
3 21 (61.76%) Java
3 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
4 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 18 (52.94%) SOAP
4 18 (52.94%) TDD
5 17 (50.00%) Web Services
5 17 (50.00%) REST
6 16 (47.06%) Open Source
6 16 (47.06%) Confluence
6 16 (47.06%) SQL
7 15 (44.12%) Finance
8 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
8 14 (41.18%) OpenShift
8 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (38.24%) Ansible
9 13 (38.24%) Redis
9 13 (38.24%) RESTful
9 13 (38.24%) XML
9 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
9 13 (38.24%) JSON
10 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (35.29%) Linux
10 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (35.29%) DevOps
11 11 (32.35%) RAML
11 11 (32.35%) Swagger
11 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
11 11 (32.35%) YAML

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (47.06%) Confluence
2 13 (38.24%) Tomcat
3 10 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) OpenShift
2 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (29.41%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Redis
2 11 (32.35%) NoSQL
3 10 (29.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (29.41%) MongoDB
3 10 (29.41%) MySQL
3 10 (29.41%) NuoDB
3 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) JIRA
2 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
3 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 10 (29.41%) Calabash
5 9 (26.47%) Selenium
6 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.82%) Appium
7 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
7 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.94%) Capybara
9 1 (2.94%) git-flow
9 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Automotive
3 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Automation Tester
2 6 (17.65%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) QA Automation Tester
2 6 (17.65%) QA Tester
2 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Python Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) SOAP
2 17 (50.00%) REST
2 17 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (38.24%) JSON
3 13 (38.24%) RESTful
3 13 (38.24%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) RAML
4 11 (32.35%) Swagger
4 11 (32.35%) YAML
5 10 (29.41%) LAMP
5 10 (29.41%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (20.59%) Middleware
7 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.94%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) TDD
2 16 (47.06%) Open Source
3 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (35.29%) DevOps
5 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (20.59%) High Availability
8 5 (14.71%) BDD
8 5 (14.71%) Functional Testing
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
10 3 (8.82%) OO
10 3 (8.82%) OOP
10 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
11 2 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
11 2 (5.88%) Microservices
11 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Python
2 21 (61.76%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
6 3 (8.82%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) Go
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) Groovy
8 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin