Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 85 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Ruby 11 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.88% 0.88% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 3.19% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 21
Reading median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -39.29%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £269
90th Percentile £500 £488 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £388
% change year-on-year -1.79% +8.39% -16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Reading median hourly rate £41.50 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +361.11% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year +361.11% - -

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 408 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.00% 27.76% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 209 390
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Reading

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Reading

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Reading

Ruby
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
1 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Ansible
3 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
5 6 (54.55%) Perl
5 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Sun
5 6 (54.55%) Unix
5 6 (54.55%) Solaris
5 6 (54.55%) Xen
5 6 (54.55%) JSON
5 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
6 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
6 5 (45.45%) Contingency Planning
6 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
6 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 2 (18.18%) Jenkins

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Administrator
2 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (36.36%) Server Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) JSTL
2 1 (9.09%) Mustache
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Contingency Planning
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Xen
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Splunk