Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing Ruby 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 0.70% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 2.17% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Reading median daily rate £560 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.52% +3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £494 £313 £320
90th Percentile £618 £488 £494
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £41.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 548 415 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.66% 32.47% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 296 224
Reading median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 7
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £18.11 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.93% -17.70% -49.43%
10th Percentile £33.63 £10.75 £13.40
90th Percentile £47.88 £45.40 £42.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year +36.36% -7.69% +2.14%

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 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 17 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) IaaS
6 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Graphite

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Datadog
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) Sensu
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Auditing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Graphite
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Suricata
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Qualys
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk