The first table below looks at the demand for JRuby skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JRuby over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JRuby
Rank 211 - 219
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JRuby 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% - 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1954 1770 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 28.05% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1405 1406
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JRuby
London

JRuby
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JRuby across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JRuby Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JRuby
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JRuby across the City of London region.

JRuby Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JRuby
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JRuby also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JRuby.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Active Record
3 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) RSpec
4 6 (66.67%) Subversion
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) SOAP
5 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
5 5 (55.56%) J2SE
6 4 (44.44%) CSS
7 3 (33.33%) XML
7 3 (33.33%) XSLT
8 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
9 1 (11.11%) BDD
9 1 (11.11%) Ajax
9 1 (11.11%) Workflow
9 1 (11.11%) TDD
9 1 (11.11%) Banking
9 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
9 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (11.11%) J2EE

JRuby
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JRuby also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JRuby. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 6 (66.67%) RSpec
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) J2SE
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Active Record
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle