The first table below looks at the demand for the Ruby Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 10 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 South East 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby Developer
Rank 224 228 241
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Ruby Developer 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.048% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.051% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8243 7789 8935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.19% 92.78% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4463 4003 4066
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 568 660
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ruby Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby Developer across the South East region.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ruby Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ruby Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Ruby Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ruby Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
Hampshire - 4 £450 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Ruby Developer
England

Ruby Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 18 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (70.00%) OO
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) Apache
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) WFM
7 6 (30.00%) Product Management
7 6 (30.00%) HTML5
7 6 (30.00%) CSS3
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) Retail
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (30.00%) LAMP
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
9 4 (20.00%) MySQL
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
10 3 (15.00%) OOP
10 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
10 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.00%) Ajax
10 3 (15.00%) Subversion

Ruby Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) RSpec
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) LAMP
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) WFM
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (30.00%) Product Management
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) OOP
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Ruby
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared