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 3 months to 29 March 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.94% - 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% - 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £475 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £23.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year +179.56% -67.25%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 183 266 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.60% 35.28% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 156 142
Median daily rate £365 £379 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% +12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Ruby as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Calabash
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) VB
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Nagios
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (23.08%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (23.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Calabash
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Appium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Java SE
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Nagios
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Opsview
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet