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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 350 386 342
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 59 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 32
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ruby Developer
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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 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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 6 £458 +47.58% 4
Mayfair - - - -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Ruby
2 87 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (56.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 54 (42.52%) Sinatra
5 45 (35.43%) TDD
6 40 (31.50%) JavaScript
7 35 (27.56%) Cucumber
8 32 (25.20%) BDD
9 30 (23.62%) CSS
10 28 (22.05%) HTML
10 28 (22.05%) Java
11 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
12 19 (14.96%) RSpec
12 19 (14.96%) NoSQL
12 19 (14.96%) REST
13 18 (14.17%) Open Source
14 17 (13.39%) Redis
15 16 (12.60%) CSS3
15 16 (12.60%) HTML5
16 15 (11.81%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (11.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
16 15 (11.81%) Scrum
16 15 (11.81%) Web Design
16 15 (11.81%) Capybara
16 15 (11.81%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (11.02%) HTTP
17 14 (11.02%) Linux
17 14 (11.02%) XML
17 14 (11.02%) Python

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (11.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (5.51%) Node.js
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) nginx
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.15%) Heroku
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) HTTP
2 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) NoSQL
2 17 (13.39%) Redis
3 15 (11.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (8.66%) MySQL
5 8 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.72%) Big Data
7 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.15%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.36%) HBase
9 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (27.56%) Cucumber
2 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.96%) RSpec
4 15 (11.81%) Capybara
5 12 (9.45%) TeamCity
6 11 (8.66%) IntelliJ
7 9 (7.09%) WATIR
8 7 (5.51%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.15%) Selenium
10 3 (2.36%) JIRA
10 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.36%) Hudson
11 2 (1.57%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.57%) Subversion
11 2 (1.57%) Maven
11 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.57%) RubyGems
11 2 (1.57%) Trac
11 2 (1.57%) Gradle
12 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Games
3 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Law
4 2 (1.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (56.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 54 (42.52%) Sinatra
3 30 (23.62%) CSS
4 28 (22.05%) HTML
5 19 (14.96%) REST
6 16 (12.60%) CSS3
6 16 (12.60%) HTML5
7 14 (11.02%) XML
7 14 (11.02%) JSON
8 12 (9.45%) Sass
9 8 (6.30%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (5.51%) Web Services
11 6 (4.72%) jQuery
11 6 (4.72%) OAuth
12 5 (3.94%) RESTful
12 5 (3.94%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.15%) Django
14 3 (2.36%) Backbone.js
14 3 (2.36%) JSP
15 2 (1.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Open Source
2 6 (4.72%) Social Gaming
2 6 (4.72%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Blog
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.02%) Linux
2 5 (3.94%) UNIX
3 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.57%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.43%) TDD
3 32 (25.20%) BDD
4 15 (11.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (11.81%) Test Automation
4 15 (11.81%) Scrum
4 15 (11.81%) Web Design
5 12 (9.45%) E-Commerce
6 11 (8.66%) Pair Programming
6 11 (8.66%) SOA
7 10 (7.87%) OOP
8 8 (6.30%) OO
9 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.51%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.72%) Scalability Testing
11 4 (3.15%) Web Development
12 3 (2.36%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.36%) Kanban
13 2 (1.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) Ruby
2 40 (31.50%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.05%) Java
4 14 (11.02%) Python
5 11 (8.66%) Golang
6 10 (7.87%) Erlang
7 9 (7.09%) C++
7 9 (7.09%) C
8 5 (3.94%) Scala
9 4 (3.15%) SQL
10 3 (2.36%) Clojure
11 2 (1.57%) Perl
11 2 (1.57%) C#
11 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.79%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) Graylog2
2 7 (5.51%) Puppet
3 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (7.87%) VMware
1 10 (7.87%) Akamai
1 10 (7.87%) New Relic
2 3 (2.36%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle
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