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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 495 489 509
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 84 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 45
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +16 62 £463 +15.62% 20
South East -6 9 £415 -30.83% 1
South West - 5 £350 -
North West - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire -8 1 - -
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Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Ruby
2 166 (77.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 137 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (41.31%) TDD
5 72 (33.80%) JavaScript
6 69 (32.39%) BDD
7 66 (30.99%) HTML
8 64 (30.05%) CSS
9 57 (26.76%) Sinatra
10 56 (26.29%) Cucumber
11 47 (22.07%) RSpec
11 47 (22.07%) Linux
12 43 (20.19%) HTML5
13 42 (19.72%) Git (software)
14 39 (18.31%) CSS3
15 30 (14.08%) OO
16 28 (13.15%) Open Source
16 28 (13.15%) jQuery
16 28 (13.15%) Degree
17 26 (12.21%) Scrum
18 23 (10.80%) Java
18 23 (10.80%) Redis
19 22 (10.33%) MySQL
20 21 (9.86%) Web Services
20 21 (9.86%) Capybara
21 20 (9.39%) Mobile App
22 18 (8.45%) Sass
22 18 (8.45%) REST
22 18 (8.45%) NoSQL
23 17 (7.98%) Jasmine

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 14 (6.57%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (5.16%) Node.js
3 9 (4.23%) Apache
4 2 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.10%) GitHub
2 10 (4.69%) Heroku
3 5 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) HTTP
2 11 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.88%) SSH
4 2 (0.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.80%) Redis
2 22 (10.33%) MySQL
3 18 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (3.76%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (0.94%) HBase
7 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (26.29%) Cucumber
2 47 (22.07%) RSpec
3 42 (19.72%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.86%) Capybara
5 17 (7.98%) Jasmine
6 11 (5.16%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.69%) WATIR
7 10 (4.69%) RubyGems
8 9 (4.23%) IntelliJ
9 7 (3.29%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.82%) Calabash
11 5 (2.35%) Hudson
12 4 (1.88%) Subversion
12 4 (1.88%) Selenium
12 4 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.88%) Sublime Text
13 3 (1.41%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.94%) Gradle
14 2 (0.94%) Metasploit
14 2 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 11 (5.16%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Retail
3 8 (3.76%) Games
4 7 (3.29%) Publishing
5 4 (1.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (77.93%) Ruby on Rails
2 66 (30.99%) HTML
3 64 (30.05%) CSS
4 57 (26.76%) Sinatra
5 43 (20.19%) HTML5
6 39 (18.31%) CSS3
7 28 (13.15%) jQuery
8 21 (9.86%) Web Services
9 18 (8.45%) Sass
9 18 (8.45%) REST
10 16 (7.51%) Backbone.js
10 16 (7.51%) AngularJS
11 15 (7.04%) XML
12 14 (6.57%) JSON
13 12 (5.63%) LAMP
14 10 (4.69%) RESTful
15 9 (4.23%) OAuth
15 9 (4.23%) OAuth2
16 8 (3.76%) Ember.js
17 4 (1.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.15%) Open Source
2 20 (9.39%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.82%) Social Gaming
4 6 (2.82%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.41%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Informatics
7 1 (0.47%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.07%) Linux
2 8 (3.76%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.82%) AIX
3 6 (2.82%) Solaris
4 4 (1.88%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.88%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.88%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (41.31%) TDD
3 69 (32.39%) BDD
4 30 (14.08%) OO
5 26 (12.21%) Scrum
6 17 (7.98%) E-Commerce
6 17 (7.98%) Test Scripting
6 17 (7.98%) Test Automation
7 16 (7.51%) Pair Programming
8 14 (6.57%) Web Design
8 14 (6.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (6.10%) WFM
10 12 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.16%) MVC
11 11 (5.16%) Product Management
12 10 (4.69%) SOA
12 10 (4.69%) OOP
13 8 (3.76%) Kanban
13 8 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 213 (100.00%) Ruby
2 72 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.80%) Java
4 13 (6.10%) PHP
5 9 (4.23%) SQL
5 9 (4.23%) Golang
6 8 (3.76%) Python
7 7 (3.29%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (3.29%) Scala
8 3 (1.41%) Clojure
8 3 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.41%) C#
9 2 (0.94%) C++
9 2 (0.94%) C
9 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (13.15%) Degree
2 7 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.10%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.23%) Graylog2
2 8 (3.76%) Capistrano
3 6 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (6.10%) Rackspace
2 10 (4.69%) New Relic
3 9 (4.23%) VMware
3 9 (4.23%) Akamai
4 2 (0.94%) Sony
5 1 (0.47%) Facebook
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