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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ruby
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 20 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ruby 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.71% - 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 35 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 25.00% 16.06% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 46
Median daily rate £450 £305 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -11.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £143 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £358 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.57% +438.46%  
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 Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Slough region with a requirement for Ruby.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Ruby
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft