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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 324 354 368
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 88 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 51 41
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
22424 22988 24376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.80% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15264 15754 16002
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 444 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 12 £350 -3.44% 5
Southwark - - - -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
2 131 (77.51%) Ruby on Rails
3 82 (48.52%) TDD
4 71 (42.01%) BDD
5 57 (33.73%) Sinatra
6 56 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (30.18%) Cucumber
8 50 (29.59%) JavaScript
9 46 (27.22%) HTML
10 44 (26.04%) RSpec
11 42 (24.85%) CSS
12 41 (24.26%) Git (software)
13 29 (17.16%) HTML5
13 29 (17.16%) CSS3
14 24 (14.20%) Linux
15 23 (13.61%) Web Services
15 23 (13.61%) Degree
16 21 (12.43%) Test Automation
16 21 (12.43%) Mobile App
17 20 (11.83%) Redis
18 19 (11.24%) Scrum
19 18 (10.65%) MySQL
20 17 (10.06%) Apache Cassandra
20 17 (10.06%) Jasmine
21 16 (9.47%) Java
21 16 (9.47%) NoSQL
21 16 (9.47%) REST
22 15 (8.88%) E-Commerce
22 15 (8.88%) SOA
22 15 (8.88%) Pair Programming

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (5.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) GitHub
2 4 (2.37%) Heroku
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.28%) 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 17 (10.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (9.47%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.14%) Big Data
7 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.18%) HBase
9 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (30.18%) Cucumber
2 44 (26.04%) RSpec
3 41 (24.26%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.06%) Jasmine
5 15 (8.88%) Capybara
5 15 (8.88%) RubyGems
6 14 (8.28%) WATIR
7 9 (5.33%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.55%) Calabash
8 6 (3.55%) Hudson
8 6 (3.55%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.37%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.18%) Selenium
10 2 (1.18%) JIRA
10 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.59%) Subversion
11 1 (0.59%) Maven
11 1 (0.59%) Gradle
General
1 11 (6.51%) Publishing
2 8 (4.73%) Games
2 8 (4.73%) Finance
3 6 (3.55%) Advertising
4 4 (2.37%) Retail
4 4 (2.37%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (77.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 57 (33.73%) Sinatra
3 46 (27.22%) HTML
4 42 (24.85%) CSS
5 29 (17.16%) HTML5
5 29 (17.16%) CSS3
6 23 (13.61%) Web Services
7 16 (9.47%) REST
8 15 (8.88%) jQuery
9 14 (8.28%) XML
10 13 (7.69%) JSON
11 12 (7.10%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.51%) OAuth2
12 11 (6.51%) OAuth
13 10 (5.92%) RESTful
13 10 (5.92%) Backbone.js
14 9 (5.33%) Sass
15 6 (3.55%) Ember.js
16 5 (2.96%) LAMP
17 4 (2.37%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) Mobile App
2 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.28%) Open Source
3 6 (3.55%) Social Gaming
4 4 (2.37%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.18%) Blog
6 1 (0.59%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.59%) Social Media
6 1 (0.59%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.59%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.20%) Linux
2 8 (4.73%) Mac OS X
3 6 (3.55%) AIX
3 6 (3.55%) Solaris
4 4 (2.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (48.52%) TDD
2 71 (42.01%) BDD
3 56 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.43%) Test Automation
5 19 (11.24%) Scrum
6 15 (8.88%) Pair Programming
6 15 (8.88%) E-Commerce
6 15 (8.88%) SOA
7 14 (8.28%) OO
8 12 (7.10%) Web Design
8 12 (7.10%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (5.92%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.73%) MVC
12 7 (4.14%) OOP
12 7 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.55%) Kanban
13 6 (3.55%) Scalability Testing
14 5 (2.96%) Software Engineering
14 5 (2.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) Ruby
2 50 (29.59%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.47%) Java
4 11 (6.51%) PHP
5 9 (5.33%) Golang
6 7 (4.14%) Scala
6 7 (4.14%) Python
7 6 (3.55%) SQL
7 6 (3.55%) CoffeeScript
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 23 (13.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.37%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) Capistrano
1 9 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.55%) Puppet
3 4 (2.37%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 13 (7.69%) Rackspace
2 4 (2.37%) New Relic
2 4 (2.37%) VMware
2 4 (2.37%) Akamai
3 1 (0.59%) Facebook
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