The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 497 493 498
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 83 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 77 31
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£446 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £450
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ruby Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby Developer across the England region.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ruby Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ruby Developer across the England region.

Ruby Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ruby Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ruby Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 53 £438 +9.37% 14
Yorkshire - 14 £450 -
South East -19 8 £463 +8.82% 2
North West - 4 £425 -
East of England - - - - 1
Ruby Developer
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Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Ruby
2 81 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (53.02%) JavaScript
4 77 (51.68%) Ruby on Rails
5 68 (45.64%) Java
6 62 (41.61%) CSS
7 61 (40.94%) TDD
8 54 (36.24%) HTML
9 47 (31.54%) Git (software)
10 39 (26.17%) Sinatra
11 31 (20.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (20.81%) Web Design
12 24 (16.11%) QA
13 23 (15.44%) BDD
14 22 (14.77%) Cucumber
14 22 (14.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (14.09%) Pair Programming
16 20 (13.42%) HTML5
16 20 (13.42%) Web Development
16 20 (13.42%) Capybara
16 20 (13.42%) Relational Database
17 19 (12.75%) CSS3
17 19 (12.75%) Python
18 18 (12.08%) Subversion
18 18 (12.08%) Sass
19 17 (11.41%) Cloud Foundry
19 17 (11.41%) New Relic
19 17 (11.41%) Graylog
19 17 (11.41%) VMware
19 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (11.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.36%) nginx
4 4 (2.68%) Node.js
5 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.36%) Heroku
3 3 (2.01%) GitHub
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) HTTP
2 3 (2.01%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.42%) Relational Database
2 17 (11.41%) MySQL
3 14 (9.40%) Redis
4 10 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.03%) Big Data
6 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 47 (31.54%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.77%) Cucumber
3 20 (13.42%) Capybara
4 18 (12.08%) Subversion
5 17 (11.41%) IntelliJ
5 17 (11.41%) TeamCity
6 13 (8.72%) RSpec
7 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.01%) JIRA
8 2 (1.34%) JUnit
8 2 (1.34%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.34%) Maven
8 2 (1.34%) Trac
9 1 (0.67%) Redmine
9 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (6.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.01%) Advertising
2 3 (2.01%) Publishing
2 3 (2.01%) Banking
3 2 (1.34%) Law
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (51.68%) Ruby on Rails
2 62 (41.61%) CSS
3 54 (36.24%) HTML
4 39 (26.17%) Sinatra
5 20 (13.42%) HTML5
6 19 (12.75%) CSS3
7 18 (12.08%) Sass
8 15 (10.07%) jQuery
9 13 (8.72%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.05%) REST
10 12 (8.05%) RESTful
10 12 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (8.05%) Web Services
11 5 (3.36%) JSON
12 4 (2.68%) JRuby
12 4 (2.68%) OAuth
12 4 (2.68%) Memcached
12 4 (2.68%) J2EE
13 3 (2.01%) XHTML
13 3 (2.01%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Open Source
2 14 (9.40%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.68%) User Experience
4 4 (2.68%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.01%) iPhone
6 2 (1.34%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) iPad
7 1 (0.67%) Statistics
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.74%) Linux
2 14 (9.40%) UNIX
3 9 (6.04%) Android
4 8 (5.37%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.36%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (54.36%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (40.94%) TDD
3 31 (20.81%) Web Design
3 31 (20.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (15.44%) BDD
5 22 (14.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (14.09%) Pair Programming
7 20 (13.42%) Web Development
8 10 (6.71%) Scrum
8 10 (6.71%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.71%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.71%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.04%) SOA
10 8 (5.37%) MVC
11 7 (4.70%) OO
11 7 (4.70%) MVVM
12 6 (4.03%) OOP
12 6 (4.03%) Data Analysis
13 5 (3.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) Ruby
2 79 (53.02%) JavaScript
3 68 (45.64%) Java
4 19 (12.75%) Python
5 16 (10.74%) SQL
6 10 (6.71%) C#
7 9 (6.04%) C++
7 9 (6.04%) C
7 9 (6.04%) Erlang
8 6 (4.03%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.36%) Golang
10 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.01%) Clojure
10 3 (2.01%) Perl
11 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (10.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.11%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (11.41%) Graylog
2 8 (5.37%) Puppet
3 5 (3.36%) Ansible
4 2 (1.34%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) VMware
1 17 (11.41%) Akamai
1 17 (11.41%) New Relic
2 2 (1.34%) Wall Street Systems
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