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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 49 69
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 2 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 2.88% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 9.97% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 3
Median daily rate £800 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 193 291 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.29% 28.87% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 191 215
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £332 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ruby in Reading

Ruby
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (33.33%) Go
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) SUSE
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Xen
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Haskell

Ruby
Top Related 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 Spark
1 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GoCD
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Laravel
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Symfony
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) SUSE
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Go
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) F#
4 1 (16.67%) Haskell
4 1 (16.67%) ML
4 1 (16.67%) OCaml
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Rust
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £575 per day
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