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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ruby Developer
Rank 529 493 497
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 93 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 94 85
Average daily rate £420 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-12.39% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ruby Developer
UK

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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -37 63 £425 -2.85% 37
Yorkshire -2 14 £475 +5.55% 3
South West +12 8 £344 -31.25% 1
South East -29 5 £378 +0.66% 7
North West -12 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 2
North East - 1 - -
Ruby Developer
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Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Ruby
2 112 (64.74%) Ruby on Rails
3 76 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (40.46%) TDD
5 69 (39.88%) JavaScript
6 61 (35.26%) HTML
7 59 (34.10%) CSS
8 50 (28.90%) Python
9 48 (27.75%) BDD
10 47 (27.17%) Git (software)
10 47 (27.17%) Java
11 45 (26.01%) Linux
12 43 (24.86%) Cucumber
13 40 (23.12%) RSpec
14 35 (20.23%) Scrum
15 33 (19.08%) Open Source
15 33 (19.08%) Capybara
16 32 (18.50%) Web Development
17 29 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (16.76%) MongoDB
17 29 (16.76%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (15.61%) Unix
18 27 (15.61%) Scala
19 26 (15.03%) NoSQL
20 24 (13.87%) Web Services
21 23 (13.29%) SQL
21 23 (13.29%) OO
21 23 (13.29%) Test Automation
22 22 (12.72%) Finance
22 22 (12.72%) HTTP

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (8.09%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.62%) Node.js
3 6 (3.47%) Apache
4 5 (2.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.89%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.31%) BigMachines
2 4 (2.31%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.16%) Magento
3 2 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.14%) GitHub
3 14 (8.09%) Heroku
4 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.89%) PaaS
5 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.72%) HTTP
2 6 (3.47%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.76%) MongoDB
1 29 (16.76%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (15.03%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.98%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.51%) MySQL
5 8 (4.62%) Neo4j
6 6 (3.47%) Redis
7 5 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) HBase
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 47 (27.17%) Git (software)
2 43 (24.86%) Cucumber
3 40 (23.12%) RSpec
4 33 (19.08%) Capybara
5 17 (9.83%) git-flow
5 17 (9.83%) Subversion
6 14 (8.09%) Jenkins
6 14 (8.09%) JUnit
7 8 (4.62%) JIRA
8 7 (4.05%) Selenium
9 6 (3.47%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.89%) JMeter
10 5 (2.89%) VisualVM
11 4 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.73%) Calabash
12 3 (1.73%) Protractor
13 2 (1.16%) Appium
13 2 (1.16%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.58%) Gradle
14 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 22 (12.72%) Finance
2 6 (3.47%) Marketing
3 5 (2.89%) Electronics
3 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (64.74%) Ruby on Rails
2 61 (35.26%) HTML
3 59 (34.10%) CSS
4 24 (13.87%) Web Services
5 19 (10.98%) Sass
6 15 (8.67%) jQuery
7 14 (8.09%) CSS3
7 14 (8.09%) HTML5
8 12 (6.94%) Gherkin
8 12 (6.94%) RESTful
9 11 (6.36%) AngularJS
10 10 (5.78%) Django
11 9 (5.20%) Backbone.js
11 9 (5.20%) REST
12 6 (3.47%) Phusion Passenger
13 5 (2.89%) .NET
13 5 (2.89%) JMX
13 5 (2.89%) JSON
13 5 (2.89%) Mason
14 4 (2.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) Visualisation
2 8 (4.62%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.62%) User Experience
3 6 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.31%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.73%) Fintech
6 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.16%) Telematics
6 2 (1.16%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.01%) Linux
2 27 (15.61%) Unix
3 18 (10.40%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.47%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.89%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.73%) Android
7 3 (1.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (40.46%) TDD
3 48 (27.75%) BDD
4 35 (20.23%) Scrum
5 33 (19.08%) Open Source
6 32 (18.50%) Web Development
7 23 (13.29%) OO
7 23 (13.29%) Test Automation
8 21 (12.14%) Configuration Management
9 20 (11.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (10.98%) Web Design
11 18 (10.40%) DevOps
12 16 (9.25%) Unit Testing
13 14 (8.09%) Integration Testing
14 13 (7.51%) Data Migration
14 13 (7.51%) ETL
14 13 (7.51%) Kanban
14 13 (7.51%) Migration
15 11 (6.36%) Pair Programming
16 10 (5.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 173 (100.00%) Ruby
2 69 (39.88%) JavaScript
3 50 (28.90%) Python
4 47 (27.17%) Java
5 27 (15.61%) Scala
6 23 (13.29%) SQL
7 12 (6.94%) PHP
8 11 (6.36%) Go
9 10 (5.78%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.31%) Apex Code
10 4 (2.31%) Clojure
10 4 (2.31%) RubyMotion
11 3 (1.73%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.73%) C#
12 2 (1.16%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.16%) Perl
12 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
13 1 (0.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 20 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.47%) Degree
3 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) SDET
2 3 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.89%) Docker
2 4 (2.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.20%) Puppet
2 6 (3.47%) Capistrano
3 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.16%) Mesos
5 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
3 5 (2.89%) SAP
4 4 (2.31%) Oracle
4 4 (2.31%) Siebel
5 3 (1.73%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.73%) Zend
6 2 (1.16%) Facebook
6 2 (1.16%) Google
6 2 (1.16%) Twitter
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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