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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ruby Developer
Rank 335 346 358
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 65 69 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 29
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20761 21642 20058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 92.73% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14259 15170 13543
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 377 387 418
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.84 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 +11 12 £375 +7.14% 5
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Ruby
2 72 (64.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
5 47 (42.34%) TDD
6 46 (41.44%) CSS
7 33 (29.73%) HTML
8 32 (28.83%) Java
9 25 (22.52%) Sinatra
10 22 (19.82%) BDD
11 21 (18.92%) SQL
12 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
13 17 (15.32%) MySQL
14 15 (13.51%) RSpec
14 15 (13.51%) Web Development
14 15 (13.51%) jQuery
15 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
15 14 (12.61%) Linux
16 12 (10.81%) UNIX
16 12 (10.81%) Python
17 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
17 11 (9.91%) RESTful
18 10 (9.01%) Puppet
18 10 (9.01%) Redis
18 10 (9.01%) C#
18 10 (9.01%) Scrum
19 9 (8.11%) Pair Programming
19 9 (8.11%) Web Services
19 9 (8.11%) C++
19 9 (8.11%) C

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 7 (6.31%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.50%) nginx
3 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.60%) Heroku
3 3 (2.70%) GitHub
4 2 (1.80%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) MySQL
2 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.01%) Redis
4 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.51%) RSpec
3 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.11%) Capybara
5 6 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.50%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.70%) JUnit
7 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.80%) Subversion
8 2 (1.80%) Maven
9 1 (0.90%) Selenium
9 1 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.90%) Mockito
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Advertising
2 3 (2.70%) Publishing
2 3 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Law
4 1 (0.90%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (64.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 46 (41.44%) CSS
3 33 (29.73%) HTML
4 25 (22.52%) Sinatra
5 15 (13.51%) jQuery
6 11 (9.91%) RESTful
7 9 (8.11%) Web Services
8 8 (7.21%) REST
8 8 (7.21%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (6.31%) CSS3
9 7 (6.31%) HTML5
10 6 (5.41%) Sass
11 4 (3.60%) Memcached
11 4 (3.60%) J2EE
12 3 (2.70%) XHTML
12 3 (2.70%) JSON
12 3 (2.70%) Ember.js
12 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.80%) Leaflet
13 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.50%) Open Source
3 4 (3.60%) User Experience
3 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.70%) iPhone
5 2 (1.80%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) Blog
6 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
6 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Linux
2 12 (10.81%) UNIX
3 8 (7.21%) Android
4 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) TDD
3 22 (19.82%) BDD
4 15 (13.51%) Web Development
5 10 (9.01%) Scrum
6 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 9 (8.11%) SOA
6 9 (8.11%) Pair Programming
7 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.21%) Web Design
7 8 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.31%) OOP
8 7 (6.31%) OO
9 6 (5.41%) DevOps
10 4 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.70%) Project Management
11 3 (2.70%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Ruby
2 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 32 (28.83%) Java
4 21 (18.92%) SQL
5 12 (10.81%) Python
6 10 (9.01%) C#
7 9 (8.11%) C++
7 9 (8.11%) C
7 9 (8.11%) Erlang
8 7 (6.31%) Go
9 6 (5.41%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.50%) Clojure
11 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.70%) Perl
12 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) Puppet
2 7 (6.31%) Ansible
3 5 (4.50%) Graylog
4 2 (1.80%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (4.50%) VMware
1 5 (4.50%) Akamai
1 5 (4.50%) New Relic
2 2 (1.80%) Wall Street Systems
3 1 (0.90%) Rackspace
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