The table below looks at the statistics for the Ruby Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 353 363 373
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 61 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 41
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£463 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £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 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Ruby Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby Developer across the London region.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ruby Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
City of London +25 8 £401 +14.42% 11
Southwark - - - -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Ruby
2 118 (73.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 108 (67.08%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (45.34%) TDD
5 63 (39.13%) BDD
6 55 (34.16%) Sinatra
7 54 (33.54%) JavaScript
8 51 (31.68%) Cucumber
9 49 (30.43%) HTML
10 47 (29.19%) CSS
11 42 (26.09%) RSpec
12 38 (23.60%) Git (software)
13 31 (19.25%) HTML5
13 31 (19.25%) CSS3
14 24 (14.91%) Linux
15 23 (14.29%) Degree
16 22 (13.66%) Redis
17 21 (13.04%) Scrum
17 21 (13.04%) Capybara
18 20 (12.42%) Open Source
18 20 (12.42%) Web Services
19 19 (11.80%) Java
20 18 (11.18%) MySQL
20 18 (11.18%) jQuery
20 18 (11.18%) Mobile App
21 17 (10.56%) Test Automation
21 17 (10.56%) Jasmine
21 17 (10.56%) REST
21 17 (10.56%) NoSQL
22 16 (9.94%) Apache Cassandra

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (6.83%) Node.js
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) GitHub
2 6 (3.73%) Heroku
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) HTTP
2 11 (6.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.24%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) Redis
2 18 (11.18%) MySQL
3 17 (10.56%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.11%) Big Data
7 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.24%) HBase
8 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (31.68%) Cucumber
2 42 (26.09%) RSpec
3 38 (23.60%) Git (software)
4 21 (13.04%) Capybara
5 17 (10.56%) Jasmine
6 11 (6.83%) TeamCity
7 10 (6.21%) WATIR
8 9 (5.59%) RubyGems
8 9 (5.59%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.35%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.73%) Calabash
11 5 (3.11%) Hudson
12 3 (1.86%) Selenium
12 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.24%) Gradle
13 2 (1.24%) Maven
13 2 (1.24%) JIRA
14 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 9 (5.59%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Games
3 7 (4.35%) Publishing
4 4 (2.48%) Advertising
4 4 (2.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (73.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 55 (34.16%) Sinatra
3 49 (30.43%) HTML
4 47 (29.19%) CSS
5 31 (19.25%) HTML5
5 31 (19.25%) CSS3
6 20 (12.42%) Web Services
7 18 (11.18%) jQuery
8 17 (10.56%) REST
9 15 (9.32%) XML
10 14 (8.70%) JSON
10 14 (8.70%) Sass
11 12 (7.45%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.83%) Backbone.js
13 10 (6.21%) RESTful
14 8 (4.97%) OAuth2
14 8 (4.97%) OAuth
15 7 (4.35%) Ember.js
16 5 (3.11%) LAMP
17 3 (1.86%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) Open Source
2 18 (11.18%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.73%) Social Gaming
5 4 (2.48%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.62%) Informatics
7 1 (0.62%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.91%) Linux
2 8 (4.97%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.73%) AIX
3 6 (3.73%) Solaris
4 4 (2.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (67.08%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (45.34%) TDD
3 63 (39.13%) BDD
4 21 (13.04%) Scrum
5 17 (10.56%) Test Automation
6 16 (9.94%) Pair Programming
7 15 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.70%) Web Design
8 14 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (8.07%) OO
10 10 (6.21%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.59%) SOA
12 8 (4.97%) Kanban
12 8 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.35%) OOP
13 7 (4.35%) MVC
13 7 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (3.73%) Scalability Testing
15 5 (3.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 161 (100.00%) Ruby
2 54 (33.54%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.80%) Java
4 9 (5.59%) PHP
4 9 (5.59%) Golang
5 8 (4.97%) Python
6 7 (4.35%) Scala
6 7 (4.35%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (2.48%) SQL
8 3 (1.86%) Clojure
9 2 (1.24%) Perl
9 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (5.59%) Graylog2
2 8 (4.97%) Capistrano
3 6 (3.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (8.07%) Rackspace
2 9 (5.59%) Akamai
2 9 (5.59%) VMware
2 9 (5.59%) New Relic
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