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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 177 187 200
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 15 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (100.00%) Ruby
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (88.24%) TDD
4 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (76.47%) CSS
5 12 (70.59%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) Web Development
7 7 (41.18%) BDD
8 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 4 (23.53%) HTML
10 3 (17.65%) UNIX
10 3 (17.65%) Linux
10 3 (17.65%) OOP
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) MySQL
10 3 (17.65%) Android
10 3 (17.65%) Puppet
10 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
10 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
10 3 (17.65%) Ansible
11 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
11 2 (11.76%) RSpec
11 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
11 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (11.76%) Redis
11 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (11.76%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Redis
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) RSpec
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Capybara
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Sinatra
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Android
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) TDD
2 9 (52.94%) Web Development
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Go
5 1 (5.88%) Clojure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
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