The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby Developer role 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 Ruby Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 196 185 211
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 12 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ruby Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ruby Developer
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 Ruby Developer across the City of London region.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Ruby Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby Developer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (95.83%) Ruby on Rails
3 20 (83.33%) TDD
4 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 15 (62.50%) CSS
5 13 (54.17%) Web Development
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) BDD
8 6 (25.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) Ansible
9 5 (20.83%) Puppet
9 5 (20.83%) RSpec
10 4 (16.67%) jQuery
10 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) Sinatra
10 4 (16.67%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
11 3 (12.50%) MySQL
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) Python
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
11 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
11 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
12 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
12 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Ruby Developer in their job title 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 with Ruby Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) RSpec
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Capybara
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (62.50%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) Sinatra
4 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.33%) Ember.js
5 2 (8.33%) Flask
5 2 (8.33%) Django
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) CSS3
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) TDD
2 13 (54.17%) Web Development
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Ruby
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Clojure
4 2 (8.33%) Go
5 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) VMware