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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 475 480 542
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 82 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.097% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 30 22
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £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 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Ruby Developer
UK

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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +7 72 £400 +6.66% 9
South East -15 8 £425 +6.25% 5
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
Ruby Developer
UK

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Ruby
2 113 (81.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 65 (46.76%) TDD
4 57 (41.01%) JavaScript
5 50 (35.97%) HTML
6 45 (32.37%) Git (software)
6 45 (32.37%) BDD
7 42 (30.22%) CSS
8 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (25.90%) Sinatra
10 34 (24.46%) Java
11 33 (23.74%) Cucumber
12 28 (20.14%) MySQL
13 24 (17.27%) jQuery
13 24 (17.27%) Software Engineering
14 23 (16.55%) Degree
14 23 (16.55%) Jenkins
15 21 (15.11%) RSpec
16 20 (14.39%) RubyGems
16 20 (14.39%) E-Commerce
17 19 (13.67%) OO
17 19 (13.67%) Apache
17 19 (13.67%) Publishing
17 19 (13.67%) SOA
18 17 (12.23%) Memcached
19 16 (11.51%) Computer Science
20 15 (10.79%) Varnish
21 14 (10.07%) ActiveMQ
21 14 (10.07%) SQL
21 14 (10.07%) Apache Camel

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (13.67%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.32%) CMS
3 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.14%) MySQL
2 14 (10.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.88%) Big Data
5 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.16%) Redis
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (32.37%) Git (software)
2 33 (23.74%) Cucumber
3 23 (16.55%) Jenkins
4 21 (15.11%) RSpec
5 20 (14.39%) RubyGems
6 13 (9.35%) Subversion
7 8 (5.76%) WATIR
8 3 (2.16%) Hudson
8 3 (2.16%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.44%) Capybara
9 2 (1.44%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (13.67%) Publishing
2 6 (4.32%) Advertising
2 6 (4.32%) Marketing
3 5 (3.60%) Finance
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (81.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 50 (35.97%) HTML
3 42 (30.22%) CSS
4 36 (25.90%) Sinatra
5 24 (17.27%) jQuery
6 17 (12.23%) Memcached
7 14 (10.07%) Apache Camel
7 14 (10.07%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (7.91%) Web Services
9 10 (7.19%) XML
9 10 (7.19%) JRuby
10 8 (5.76%) SOAP
11 7 (5.04%) HTML5
12 6 (4.32%) J2SE
12 6 (4.32%) CSS3
13 5 (3.60%) OAuth2
13 5 (3.60%) XSLT
13 5 (3.60%) OAuth
14 4 (2.88%) Ajax
15 3 (2.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.35%) Open Source
3 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.16%) Web 2.0
4 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.44%) Blog
6 1 (0.72%) iPhone
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.72%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.35%) Linux
2 6 (4.32%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.44%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.72%) UNIX
4 1 (0.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) AIX
4 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.76%) TDD
2 45 (32.37%) BDD
3 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (17.27%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.39%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.67%) OO
6 19 (13.67%) SOA
7 12 (8.63%) OOD
8 10 (7.19%) Active Record
9 9 (6.47%) User Experience Design
9 9 (6.47%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.76%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (5.04%) Web Development
12 6 (4.32%) MVC
12 6 (4.32%) Scrum
12 6 (4.32%) Web Design
13 5 (3.60%) OOP
14 3 (2.16%) Continuous Integration
15 2 (1.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 139 (100.00%) Ruby
2 57 (41.01%) JavaScript
3 34 (24.46%) Java
4 14 (10.07%) SQL
5 8 (5.76%) PHP
6 7 (5.04%) Python
7 3 (2.16%) C
7 3 (2.16%) C#
7 3 (2.16%) XPath
7 3 (2.16%) Scala
8 2 (1.44%) Clojure
9 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.72%) Golang
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Varnish
2 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Capistrano
1 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.04%) Oracle
2 2 (1.44%) VMware
2 2 (1.44%) New Relic
2 2 (1.44%) Foundry
2 2 (1.44%) Akamai
3 1 (0.72%) Facebook
3 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.72%) SendGrid
3 1 (0.72%) Google
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset, South West England
Ripe4
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum dep on exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago