The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 191 206 203
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 14 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 15
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Ruby Developer
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Ruby
2 23 (82.14%) Ruby on Rails
3 13 (46.43%) Sinatra
4 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 11 (39.29%) RubyGems
5 11 (39.29%) OAuth2
5 11 (39.29%) OAuth
5 11 (39.29%) SOA
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (25.00%) RSpec
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) BDD
10 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (10.71%) Linux
11 2 (7.14%) JSON
11 2 (7.14%) CSS
11 2 (7.14%) Web Services
11 2 (7.14%) XML
11 2 (7.14%) HTML
11 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
11 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (7.14%) HTTP
11 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
11 2 (7.14%) Puppet
11 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (7.14%) Redis
11 2 (7.14%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) RubyGems
3 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.00%) RSpec
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) WATIR
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (46.43%) Sinatra
3 11 (39.29%) OAuth2
3 11 (39.29%) OAuth
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Social Media
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) SOA
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Facebook
1 1 (3.57%) Rackspace