The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 London 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 298 346 355
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 104 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 49 41
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£401 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £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 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Ruby Developer
England

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 24 July 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 24 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
City of London +22 13 £350 -6.66% 4
Southwark - - - -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Ruby
2 129 (76.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 85 (50.30%) TDD
4 72 (42.60%) BDD
5 56 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (32.54%) Sinatra
7 51 (30.18%) JavaScript
8 48 (28.40%) HTML
8 48 (28.40%) Cucumber
9 43 (25.44%) RSpec
10 42 (24.85%) CSS
11 38 (22.49%) Git (software)
12 28 (16.57%) HTML5
12 28 (16.57%) CSS3
13 25 (14.79%) Linux
14 23 (13.61%) Web Services
15 22 (13.02%) Degree
16 20 (11.83%) Test Automation
16 20 (11.83%) Redis
17 19 (11.24%) Mobile App
18 18 (10.65%) MySQL
18 18 (10.65%) Jasmine
19 17 (10.06%) Scrum
19 17 (10.06%) Java
20 16 (9.47%) Pair Programming
20 16 (9.47%) Apache Cassandra
21 15 (8.88%) NoSQL
21 15 (8.88%) REST
21 15 (8.88%) Computer Science
21 15 (8.88%) jQuery

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (6.51%) Node.js
2 7 (4.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.96%) CMS
4 2 (1.18%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) GitHub
2 4 (2.37%) Heroku
3 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) HTTP
2 11 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.83%) Redis
2 18 (10.65%) MySQL
3 16 (9.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (8.88%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.55%) Big Data
7 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.59%) HBase
Development Applications
1 48 (28.40%) Cucumber
2 43 (25.44%) RSpec
3 38 (22.49%) Git (software)
4 18 (10.65%) Jasmine
5 14 (8.28%) RubyGems
6 13 (7.69%) WATIR
6 13 (7.69%) Capybara
7 11 (6.51%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.55%) Calabash
9 5 (2.96%) Hudson
10 3 (1.78%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.18%) JIRA
12 1 (0.59%) Subversion
12 1 (0.59%) Selenium
12 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (6.51%) Publishing
2 8 (4.73%) Games
3 6 (3.55%) Finance
3 6 (3.55%) Advertising
4 4 (2.37%) Marketing
4 4 (2.37%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (76.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 55 (32.54%) Sinatra
3 48 (28.40%) HTML
4 42 (24.85%) CSS
5 28 (16.57%) HTML5
5 28 (16.57%) CSS3
6 23 (13.61%) Web Services
7 15 (8.88%) REST
7 15 (8.88%) jQuery
8 13 (7.69%) XML
9 12 (7.10%) AngularJS
9 12 (7.10%) JSON
10 10 (5.92%) OAuth2
10 10 (5.92%) Backbone.js
10 10 (5.92%) OAuth
11 8 (4.73%) RESTful
11 8 (4.73%) Sass
12 6 (3.55%) Ember.js
13 5 (2.96%) Memcached
14 4 (2.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.28%) Open Source
4 6 (3.55%) Social Gaming
5 5 (2.96%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.18%) Blog
7 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.59%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.59%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.59%) Informatics
7 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.79%) Linux
2 8 (4.73%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.55%) AIX
3 6 (3.55%) Solaris
4 4 (2.37%) UNIX
5 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.30%) TDD
2 72 (42.60%) BDD
3 56 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.83%) Test Automation
5 17 (10.06%) Scrum
6 16 (9.47%) Pair Programming
7 14 (8.28%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.28%) SOA
8 11 (6.51%) OO
8 11 (6.51%) Web Design
8 11 (6.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (5.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.73%) MVC
11 7 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (3.55%) Kanban
12 6 (3.55%) Scalability Testing
12 6 (3.55%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.37%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) Ruby
2 51 (30.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.06%) Java
4 11 (6.51%) PHP
5 8 (4.73%) Python
6 7 (4.14%) Golang
6 7 (4.14%) Scala
7 6 (3.55%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (3.55%) SQL
8 3 (1.78%) Clojure
9 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.59%) C
10 1 (0.59%) C#
10 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Varnish
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) Capistrano
2 8 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.96%) Puppet
4 3 (1.78%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 12 (7.10%) Rackspace
2 3 (1.78%) New Relic
2 3 (1.78%) VMware
2 3 (1.78%) Akamai
3 1 (0.59%) Facebook
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 23 days ago