Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 89 91
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Ruby 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.93% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 1.24% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Reading median daily rate £450 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% +25.00%
10th Percentile £419 £445 £383
90th Percentile £572 £805 £740
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 541 403 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 36.07% 31.34% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 267 249
Reading median daily rate £450 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £300
90th Percentile £600 £550 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +52.87% -56.39%
10th Percentile £37.00 £18.01 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.30 £52.38 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% +21.21% +39.44%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (42.86%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (42.86%) Ansible
6 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 3 (21.43%) STB
7 3 (21.43%) Huawei
7 3 (21.43%) IPTV
7 3 (21.43%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) DVB
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (21.43%) OpenShift
7 3 (21.43%) Docker

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (21.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DVB
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) GitLab
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Ruby Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.14%) Sensu
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (21.43%) IPTV
1 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (21.43%) STB
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) API Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Security Auditing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
1 6 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Salt
3 1 (7.14%) Graphite
3 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) Huawei
2 3 (21.43%) SaltStack
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP