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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 339 358 399
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 73 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 19
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £308 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 18 £375 - 1
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
2 101 (81.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 57 (45.97%) TDD
4 47 (37.90%) HTML
4 47 (37.90%) JavaScript
5 43 (34.68%) BDD
6 38 (30.65%) Git (software)
6 38 (30.65%) CSS
7 36 (29.03%) Sinatra
8 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (25.00%) Java
10 29 (23.39%) Cucumber
11 23 (18.55%) MySQL
12 21 (16.94%) Jenkins
13 20 (16.13%) RubyGems
14 19 (15.32%) RSpec
14 19 (15.32%) SOA
14 19 (15.32%) Publishing
15 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
16 17 (13.71%) Memcached
16 17 (13.71%) jQuery
16 17 (13.71%) Degree
17 15 (12.10%) Varnish
17 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
18 14 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
18 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
18 14 (11.29%) Apache Camel
19 13 (10.48%) Open Source
20 12 (9.68%) OO
20 12 (9.68%) Web Services

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (8.06%) Apache
2 6 (4.84%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.61%) Heroku
4 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.55%) MySQL
2 12 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.23%) Big Data
5 4 (3.23%) Redis
6 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (30.65%) Git (software)
2 29 (23.39%) Cucumber
3 21 (16.94%) Jenkins
4 20 (16.13%) RubyGems
5 19 (15.32%) RSpec
6 9 (7.26%) Subversion
7 8 (6.45%) WATIR
8 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.42%) Hudson
9 2 (1.61%) Capybara
9 2 (1.61%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.81%) JIRA
10 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (15.32%) Publishing
2 6 (4.84%) Advertising
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
3 5 (4.03%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (81.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 47 (37.90%) HTML
3 38 (30.65%) CSS
4 36 (29.03%) Sinatra
5 17 (13.71%) Memcached
5 17 (13.71%) jQuery
6 14 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (11.29%) Apache Camel
7 12 (9.68%) Web Services
8 10 (8.06%) XML
8 10 (8.06%) JRuby
9 8 (6.45%) SOAP
10 7 (5.65%) HTML5
11 6 (4.84%) J2SE
11 6 (4.84%) CSS3
12 5 (4.03%) OAuth
12 5 (4.03%) XSLT
12 5 (4.03%) OAuth2
13 3 (2.42%) REST
13 3 (2.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.48%) Open Source
3 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.42%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.61%) Blog
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) Informatics
6 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.81%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) AIX
3 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.97%) TDD
2 43 (34.68%) BDD
3 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.32%) SOA
5 18 (14.52%) E-Commerce
6 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.68%) OO
8 10 (8.06%) OOD
8 10 (8.06%) Active Record
9 9 (7.26%) Pair Programming
10 8 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.65%) User Experience Design
11 7 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (4.84%) Scrum
12 6 (4.84%) Web Design
13 5 (4.03%) Web Development
14 3 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.42%) MVC
15 2 (1.61%) User Stories
15 2 (1.61%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Ruby
2 47 (37.90%) JavaScript
3 31 (25.00%) Java
4 11 (8.87%) SQL
5 7 (5.65%) Python
6 6 (4.84%) PHP
7 3 (2.42%) XPath
7 3 (2.42%) Scala
7 3 (2.42%) C
8 2 (1.61%) C#
8 2 (1.61%) Clojure
9 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.81%) Golang
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) Varnish
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Capistrano
1 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle
2 2 (1.61%) New Relic
2 2 (1.61%) VMware
2 2 (1.61%) Akamai
2 2 (1.61%) Foundry
3 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.81%) Facebook
3 1 (0.81%) Google
3 1 (0.81%) SendGrid
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Elevate Direct
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum dep on exp
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 days ago