The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 425 484 509
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 132 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 52 46
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£400 £404 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £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 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +54 102 £401 +0.12% 9
South East -13 15 £388 -35.41% 3
North West - 8 £375 -
South West - 3 £350 - 1
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
East of England - - - -
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Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Ruby
2 169 (80.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 96 (45.50%) TDD
4 75 (35.55%) BDD
5 69 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (31.75%) JavaScript
7 63 (29.86%) HTML
8 57 (27.01%) CSS
8 57 (27.01%) Sinatra
9 53 (25.12%) Cucumber
10 48 (22.75%) RSpec
11 47 (22.27%) Linux
12 42 (19.91%) Git (software)
13 39 (18.48%) HTML5
14 36 (17.06%) CSS3
15 27 (12.80%) OO
15 27 (12.80%) Degree
16 24 (11.37%) jQuery
16 24 (11.37%) Web Services
17 22 (10.43%) MySQL
17 22 (10.43%) Open Source
18 21 (9.95%) Scrum
18 21 (9.95%) Redis
19 20 (9.48%) Mobile App
19 20 (9.48%) Test Automation
20 19 (9.00%) Java
21 18 (8.53%) Jasmine
22 16 (7.58%) REST
22 16 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
22 16 (7.58%) NoSQL

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (5.21%) Apache
1 11 (5.21%) Node.js
2 7 (3.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.84%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.21%) GitHub
2 7 (3.32%) Heroku
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) HTTP
2 11 (5.21%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.42%) SSH
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.43%) MySQL
2 21 (9.95%) Redis
3 16 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) HBase
Development Applications
1 53 (25.12%) Cucumber
2 48 (22.75%) RSpec
3 42 (19.91%) Git (software)
4 18 (8.53%) Jasmine
5 15 (7.11%) RubyGems
6 13 (6.16%) Capybara
6 13 (6.16%) WATIR
7 11 (5.21%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.84%) Calabash
9 5 (2.37%) Hudson
10 4 (1.90%) Subversion
11 3 (1.42%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.42%) Sublime Text
12 2 (0.95%) JIRA
12 2 (0.95%) Selenium
13 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (5.21%) Publishing
2 10 (4.74%) Retail
3 8 (3.79%) Games
4 7 (3.32%) Finance
5 6 (2.84%) Advertising
6 5 (2.37%) Marketing
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (80.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 63 (29.86%) HTML
3 57 (27.01%) CSS
3 57 (27.01%) Sinatra
4 39 (18.48%) HTML5
5 36 (17.06%) CSS3
6 24 (11.37%) jQuery
6 24 (11.37%) Web Services
7 16 (7.58%) REST
8 15 (7.11%) AngularJS
9 14 (6.64%) Backbone.js
10 13 (6.16%) XML
11 12 (5.69%) JSON
12 11 (5.21%) OAuth
12 11 (5.21%) Sass
12 11 (5.21%) OAuth2
13 10 (4.74%) LAMP
14 8 (3.79%) RESTful
15 7 (3.32%) Ember.js
16 5 (2.37%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.43%) Open Source
2 20 (9.48%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.32%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.84%) Social Gaming
6 3 (1.42%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.95%) Blog
8 1 (0.47%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.47%) Informatics
8 1 (0.47%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.27%) Linux
2 8 (3.79%) Mac OS X
3 6 (2.84%) AIX
3 6 (2.84%) Solaris
4 4 (1.90%) UNIX
4 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.42%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (45.50%) TDD
2 75 (35.55%) BDD
3 69 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (12.80%) OO
5 21 (9.95%) Scrum
6 20 (9.48%) Test Automation
7 16 (7.58%) Pair Programming
8 15 (7.11%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.11%) SOA
8 15 (7.11%) Test Scripting
9 13 (6.16%) WFM
10 12 (5.69%) MVC
11 11 (5.21%) Web Design
11 11 (5.21%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.27%) Product Management
13 7 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.32%) OOP
14 6 (2.84%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 211 (100.00%) Ruby
2 67 (31.75%) JavaScript
3 19 (9.00%) Java
4 14 (6.64%) PHP
5 11 (5.21%) SQL
6 8 (3.79%) Python
7 7 (3.32%) Scala
7 7 (3.32%) Golang
8 6 (2.84%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.42%) Clojure
9 3 (1.42%) C#
10 2 (0.95%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (12.80%) Degree
2 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) Varnish
2 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.27%) Capistrano
2 8 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.37%) Puppet
4 3 (1.42%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 12 (5.69%) Rackspace
2 4 (1.90%) New Relic
3 3 (1.42%) VMware
3 3 (1.42%) Akamai
4 1 (0.47%) Facebook
4 1 (0.47%) Sony