Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 21 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 > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +56
Contract jobs citing Ruby 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.69% 0.64% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Slough median daily rate £388 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.38% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £423 £388
% change year-on-year -2.37% +9.03% -16.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 102 109 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.46% 34.82% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 92
Slough median daily rate £400 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +0.76% -0.76%
10th Percentile £304 £290 £250
90th Percentile £535 £450 £467
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +5.48% +12.31%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £18.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.25 £41.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%

Ruby
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Ruby in Slough

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ruby in Slough

Ruby
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ruby in Slough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ruby in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 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 Slough region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) KVM
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall

Ruby
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) npm
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) JSTL
2 1 (20.00%) Mustache
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) KVM
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace