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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 495 465 461
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 61 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 59 32
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£450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +55.55%
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
42688 41191 38318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27233 25100 22188
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 1864 2310
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -8 47 £450 +12.50% 12
South West - 11 £450 -
South East -23 1 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Ruby
2 89 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (53.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 57 (41.30%) JavaScript
5 48 (34.78%) Java
6 47 (34.06%) TDD
7 40 (28.99%) Sinatra
8 39 (28.26%) CSS
9 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
10 35 (25.36%) HTML
11 30 (21.74%) Cucumber
11 30 (21.74%) BDD
12 23 (16.67%) Web Design
12 23 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (13.77%) Open Source
14 18 (13.04%) HTML5
15 17 (12.32%) Python
16 16 (11.59%) Capybara
16 16 (11.59%) CSS3
17 15 (10.87%) Sass
17 15 (10.87%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (10.87%) RSpec
18 14 (10.14%) QA
18 14 (10.14%) Degree
18 14 (10.14%) Scrum
18 14 (10.14%) Subversion
19 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
19 13 (9.42%) IntelliJ
19 13 (9.42%) jQuery
19 13 (9.42%) TeamCity

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (10.87%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.17%) nginx
2 3 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.72%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Heroku
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.90%) GitHub
4 3 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) HTTP
2 2 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) MySQL
2 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.52%) Redis
3 9 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.62%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.90%) Big Data
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.45%) HBase
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 30 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 16 (11.59%) Capybara
4 15 (10.87%) RSpec
5 14 (10.14%) Subversion
6 13 (9.42%) IntelliJ
6 13 (9.42%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.90%) WATIR
9 3 (2.17%) Selenium
9 3 (2.17%) JIRA
9 3 (2.17%) Hudson
10 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.45%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.45%) Maven
10 2 (1.45%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.45%) Trac
10 2 (1.45%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.45%) Gradle
11 1 (0.72%) RubyGems
General
1 10 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Law
3 2 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (53.62%) Ruby on Rails
2 40 (28.99%) Sinatra
3 39 (28.26%) CSS
4 35 (25.36%) HTML
5 18 (13.04%) HTML5
6 16 (11.59%) CSS3
7 15 (10.87%) Sass
8 13 (9.42%) jQuery
9 9 (6.52%) Web Services
9 9 (6.52%) REST
10 8 (5.80%) RESTful
10 8 (5.80%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.62%) OAuth
11 5 (3.62%) XHTML
12 4 (2.90%) JSON
12 4 (2.90%) Django
13 3 (2.17%) JSP
13 3 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Open Source
2 11 (7.97%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.90%) User Experience
4 4 (2.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.72%) Statistics
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.25%) Linux
2 9 (6.52%) UNIX
3 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.45%) Android
4 2 (1.45%) Windows
4 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (64.49%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.06%) TDD
3 30 (21.74%) BDD
4 23 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (16.67%) Web Design
5 14 (10.14%) Scrum
6 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
7 12 (8.70%) Pair Programming
8 10 (7.25%) OO
8 10 (7.25%) SOA
9 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (6.52%) Web Development
9 9 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 8 (5.80%) OOP
10 8 (5.80%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.17%) Project Management
12 3 (2.17%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.17%) Kanban
12 3 (2.17%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 138 (100.00%) Ruby
2 57 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 48 (34.78%) Java
4 17 (12.32%) Python
5 11 (7.97%) C++
5 11 (7.97%) C
6 10 (7.25%) Erlang
7 7 (5.07%) SQL
7 7 (5.07%) C#
7 7 (5.07%) Golang
8 3 (2.17%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.17%) Clojure
9 2 (1.45%) Scala
9 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.45%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) Graylog2
2 5 (3.62%) Puppet
3 3 (2.17%) Ansible
4 2 (1.45%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) VMware
1 12 (8.70%) Akamai
1 12 (8.70%) New Relic
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle
3 1 (0.72%) Sony
3 1 (0.72%) Rackspace